μύρον

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From μύρω(múrō) according to the Ancients, and from μύρρα(múrrha) according to Athenaeus. Probably a foreign borrowing; compare Hebrew מֹר(mōr).

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μύρον ‎(múronn ‎(genitive μύρου); second declension

  1. any sweet juice distilled from plants and used for unguents or perfumes
  2. unguent, sweet oil, balsam
    1. place where unguents were sold, perfumery
    2. (metaphoric) anything graceful, charming, lovely
      • Palatine Anthology 5.90

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