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  1. nominative neuter singular of melior
  2. accusative neuter singular of melior
  3. vocative neuter singular of melior


  • Catalan: mills (archaic)
  • French: mieux
  • Italian: meglio
  • Occitan: mièlhs


  • melius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • melius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • melius in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • melius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) he feels better: melius ei factum est
    • (ambiguous) to deserve well at some one's hands; to do a service to..: bene, praeclare (melius, optime) mereri de aliquo
  • melius in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray