either of two pale green perennial grasses of the genus Melica, related to fescue, esp wood melick (M. uniflora) having branching flower heads, that are common in woodlands
[mey-lyes] /meɪˈlyɛs/ noun 1. Georges [zhawrzh] /ʒɔrʒ/ (Show IPA), 1861–1938, French film director. /French meljɛs/ noun 1. Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1861–1938, French pioneer film director
[mel-uh-lahyt] /ˈmɛl əˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a sorosilicate mineral group, consisting chiefly of sodium, calcium, and aluminum silicates, occurring in igneous rocks.
[mel-uh-lot] /ˈmɛl əˌlɒt/ noun 1. a cloverlike plant of the genus Melilotus, of the legume family, grown as a forage plant. /ˈmɛlɪˌlɒt/ noun 1. any leguminous plant of the Old World genus Melilotus, having narrow clusters of small white or yellow fragrant flowers Also called sweet clover
[mey-leel-yah] /meɪˈlil yɑ/ noun 1. a seaport belonging to Spain on the NE coast of Morocco, in NW Africa. /Spanish melija/ noun 1. the chief town of a Spanish enclave in Morocco, on the Mediterranean coast: founded by the Phoenicians; exports iron ore. Pop: 68 463 (2003 est)