genus Melissa

noun
a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae
Syn: ↑Melissa
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family Lamiaceae, ↑mint family
Member Meronyms: ↑lemon balm, ↑garden balm, ↑sweet balm, ↑bee balm, ↑beebalm, ↑Melissa officinalis

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  • Melissa (plant) — Melissa Melissa officinalis Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Melissa officinalis — Lemon Balm Lemon Balm Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Melissa — noun a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae • Syn: ↑genus Melissa • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑f …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melissa officinalis — noun bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon flavored leaves; a garden escapee in northern Europe and North America • Syn: ↑lemon balm, ↑garden balm, ↑sweet balm, ↑bee balm, ↑beebalm • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Melissa — ID 52967 Symbol Key MELIS Common Name balm Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MT, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Melissa officinalis — ID 52968 Symbol Key MEOF2 Common Name common balm Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MT, NC …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Melissa (disambiguation) — Melissa is a given name for a female, meaning honey bee in Greek. Melissa may also refer to: Contents 1 People 2 Places 2.1 Canada …   Wikipedia

  • Melissa's Yellow-eared Bat — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Melissa — Me*lis sa, n. [NL., fr. Gr. me lissa a bee, honey.] (Bot.) A genus of labiate herbs, including the balm, or bee balm ({Melissa officinalis}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Melissa officinalis — Melissa Me*lis sa, n. [NL., fr. Gr. me lissa a bee, honey.] (Bot.) A genus of labiate herbs, including the balm, or bee balm ({Melissa officinalis}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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