What does myrtle mean?

Definitions for myrtle
ˈmɜr tlmyr·tle

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word myrtle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. myrtle, Vinca minor(noun)

    widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers

  2. myrtle(noun)

    any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus

Wiktionary

  1. myrtle(Noun)

    An evergreen shrub or small tree of the genus Myrtus, native to southern Europe and north Africa.

  2. Myrtle(ProperNoun)

    .

  3. Origin: After the plant, myrtle, used since the end of the 19th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Myrtle(noun)

    a species of the genus Myrtus, especially Myrtus communis. The common myrtle has a shrubby, upright stem, eight or ten feet high. Its branches form a close, full head, thickly covered with ovate or lanceolate evergreen leaves. It has solitary axillary white or rosy flowers, followed by black several-seeded berries. The ancients considered it sacred to Venus. The flowers, leaves, and berries are used variously in perfumery and as a condiment, and the beautifully mottled wood is used in turning

  2. Origin: [F. myrtil bilberry, prop., a little myrtle, from myrte myrtle, L. myrtus, murtus, Gr. my`rtos; cf. Per. mrd.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Myrtle

    mėr′tl, n. an evergreen shrub with beautiful and fragrant leaves.—n. Myr′tle-wax, wax from the candle-berry. [O. Fr. myrtil, dim. of myrte—L. and Gr. myrtus.]

How to pronounce myrtle?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say myrtle in sign language?

  1. myrtle

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of myrtle in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of myrtle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of myrtle in a Sentence

  1. Johann von Goethe:

    Know'st thou the land where the lemon-trees bloom, Where the gold orange glows in the deep thicket's gloom, Where a wind ever soft from the blue heaven blows, And the groves are of laurel and myrtle and rose

  2. Vanessa Suggs:

    It was a huge blessing for us because we needed a place to stay, now that this hurricane has shifted more towards Myrtle Beach and more south a lot of people that were going to stay are evacuating and so there’s not really that [many] option[s] to choose from.

  3. Mike Pence:

    Robert Rabon, the chair of the South Carolina Republican Party in Myrtle Beach, told me. Pences speech energized delegates, reached out to independents and presented Trump in a more favorable light than even the candidate usually does. But Pence was also speaking to people in the TV audience who have no affiliation with the Republican Party. I started out in the other party until I heard the voice of the 40th president and I joined the Reagan Revolution.

Images & Illustrations of myrtle

  1. myrtlemyrtlemyrtlemyrtlemyrtle

Popularity rank by frequency of use

myrtle#1#9928#10000

Translations for myrtle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for myrtle »

Translation

Find a translation for the myrtle definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these myrtle definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"myrtle." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 17 Nov. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/myrtle>.

Are we missing a good definition for myrtle? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for myrtle:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.