μέλισσα

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From μέλι (méli) "honey"

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μέλισσα (mélissa) (genitive μελίσσης) f, first declension

  1. a bee
  2. (poetic) honey
  3. poet (from their culling of sweet things from nature)
  4. the priestess at Delphi
  5. (Neoplatonist philosophy) any pure being

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μέλισσα (mélissaf (plural μέλισσες)

  1. bee

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