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Melissa

fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek (Ionic) melissa (Attic melitta) "honeybee," also "one of the priestesses of Delphi," from meli, melitos "honey," from PIE *melit-ya, suffixed form of root *melit- "honey."

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Definitions of Melissa

Melissa (n.)
a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae;
Synonyms: genus Melissa
From wordnet.princeton.edu