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ˈmɜr tlmyr·tle

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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


  1. myrtle(Noun)

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

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

  2. Myrtle(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from English.

    Myrtle Hazard Lindsay walked up to the bust, and kissed its marble forehead, saying, "This is the face of my Guardian Angel!"

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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.]

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  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. 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.

  3. 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.

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