noun a fear of bees; also called apiphobia Word Origin Greek melissa ‘bee’
(Acts 27:28), an island in the Mediterranean, the modern Malta. Here the ship in which Paul was being conveyed a prisoner to Rome was wrecked. The bay in which it was wrecked now bears the name of “St. Paul’s Bay”, “a certain creek with a shore.” It is about 2 miles deep and 1 broad, […]
[mel-i-tee-nee] /ˌmɛl ɪˈti ni/ noun 1. ancient name of .
melitis me·li·tis (mə-lī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the cheek.