melleous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin melleus (of, pertaining to or resembling honey), from mel (honey).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

melleous (comparative more melleous, superlative most melleous)

  1. pertaining to honey
    • 1980: It was the left eye that had gone. She wore over the hollow a pad that matched her suit and also a melleous wig with a tress flowing down to her cheek. — Anthony Burgess, Earthly Powers