[mee-rawn; English mahy-ron] /ˈmi rɔn; English ˈmaɪ rɒn/
noun, Greek Church.
[mahy-ruh n] /ˈmaɪ rən/
flourished c450 b.c, Greek sculptor.
a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “pleasant.”.
5th century bc, Greek sculptor. He worked mainly in bronze and introduced a greater variety of pose into Greek sculpture, as in his Discobolus
[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, […]
[mur-tl] /ˈmɜr tl/ noun 1. any plant of the genus Myrtus, especially M. communis, a shrub of southern Europe having evergreen leaves, fragrant white flowers, and aromatic berries: anciently held sacred to Venus and used as an emblem of love. Compare . 2. any of certain unrelated plants, as the periwinkle, Vinca minor, and California […]