follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

Melissa

[muh-lis-uh] /məˈlɪs ə/
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. the sister of Amalthea who nourished the infant Zeus with honey.
2.
Also, Melissie, Melissy
[muh-lis-ee] /məˈlɪs i/ (Show IPA)
. a female given name.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for melissy
Melissa
proper name, from L., from Gk. (Ionic) melissa "honeybee" (Attic melitta), from PIE *melit-ya, suffixed form of *melit- "honey."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for Melissa

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for melissy

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends