[mahy-rob-uh-luh n, mi-] /maɪˈrɒb ə lən, mɪ-/
the dried plumlike fruit of certain tropical trees of the genus Phyllanthus, used in dyeing, tanning, and making ink.
the dried plumlike fruit of various tropical trees of the genus Terminalia, used in dyeing, tanning, ink, and medicine
a dye extracted from this fruit
another name for cherry plum
[mee-rawn; English mahy-ron] /ˈmi rɔn; English ˈmaɪ rɒn/ noun, Greek Church. 1. . [mahy-ruh n] /ˈmaɪ rən/ noun 1. flourished c450 b.c, Greek sculptor. 2. a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “pleasant.”. /ˈmaɪərən/ noun 1. 5th century bc, Greek sculptor. He worked mainly in bronze and introduced a greater variety of pose […]
[mur] /mɜr/ noun 1. an aromatic resinous exudation from certain plants of the genus Myrrhis, especially M. odorata, a small spiny tree: used for incense, perfume, etc. /mɜː/ noun 1. any of several burseraceous trees and shrubs of the African and S Asian genus Commiphora, esp C. myrrha, that exude an aromatic resin Compare balm […]
[meer-uh] /ˈmɪər ə/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a daughter of King Cinyras of Cyprus who had incestuous relations with her father and was changed into a myrrh tree by the gods. Their child, Adonis, was born from the split trunk of the tree.
[mur-tey-shuh s] /mɜrˈteɪ ʃəs/ adjective 1. belonging to the Myrtaceae, the myrtle family of plants. Compare . 2. of, relating to, or resembling the myrtle. /mɜːˈteɪʃəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Myrtaceae, a family of mostly tropical and subtropical trees and shrubs having oil glands in the leaves: includes eucalyptus, clove, […]