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Definition of the noun melissa

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  1. a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae
    • examples: Melissa completely lost her head when the house caught on fire. She didn't know what to do. | Melissa became fluent in Portuguese in less than two years. | I look over to Melissa. | I am not Melissa.
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of Melissa: genus Melissa
    • more generic term: asterid dicot genus = genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
    • member of: family Labiatae / family Lamiaceae / Labiatae / Lamiaceae / mint family = a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage
    • member: Melissa officinalis / garden balm / lemon balm / sweet balm / bee balm / beebalm = bushy perennial Old World mint having small white or yellowish flowers and fragrant lemon-flavored leaves

Alternative definition of the noun melissa


  1. A plant of the Melissa genus, especially lemon balm, often used medicinally.


  1. Melissa a.k.a. Melissa Joan Hart is an American actress, television director, and television producer. Hart is known for her title roles in the television series Clarissa Explains It All, the live action version of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and Melissa & Joey.
  2. Melissa a.k.a. Melissa Lauren is a French pornographic actress and director.
  3. Melissa a.k.a. Melissa Molinaro: Melissa Smith, better known by her stage name Melissa Molinaro, is an American pop singer, actress, choreographer, and model. She is perhaps best known for her reality TV appearances on Making The Band 3 and Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search For the Next Doll. She has recently co-starred in Dolph Lundgren's action film, Command Performance, and had a major role in Honey 2. She adopted her mother's maiden name Molinaro as her professional name in 2010. Melissa has received notable attention from her appearance in Old Navy's "Super C-U-T-E" commercial in 2011 and for the video for "Dance Floor", the first single from Melissa's debut album "The Love/Dance Project". She is also known for having a strong resemblance to socialite Kim Kardashian.
  4. Melissa a.k.a. Melissa Tkautz: Melissa Natalie Tkautz is an Australian actress, singer-songwriter and model. As an actress Tkautz had the role of Nikki Spencer on the popular Australian TV soap opera, E Street, from September 1990 to May 1993. During the early 1990s she had a solo music career, performing mononymously as Melissa, and had top 20 hits on the ARIA Singles Chart with "Read My Lips", "Sexy" and "Skin to Skin". Her debut album, Fresh, was released in June 1992 and peaked at No. 15 on the ARIA Albums Chart.
  5. Melissa a.k.a. Melissa-Ashley is a U.S. pornographic film actress and model. She has appeared on a number of websites and filmed over 70 adult videos.
  6. Melissa a.k.a. Mysti May is an American pornographic actress and nude model.
  7. Melissa a.k.a. Liza Harper is a French pornographic actress who began her porn career in 1994.
  8. Melissa a.k.a. Hannah Black is an adult film actress.
  9. Melissa a.k.a. Melissa Fairbanks is the daughter of Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Mary Lee Eppling.
  10. Melissa appeared in the Troop 1500 documentary film.
  11. Melissa is an actress.
  12. Melissa a.k.a. Melissa Melendez is a pornographic actress.

There are other people with in their name, like Melissa Ann, Melissa Cox, Melissa Day, Melissa Emy, Melissa Hui, Melissa Key, Melissa Kim, Melissa Lea, Melissa Lee, Melissa Leo and many others.

Phrases with Melissa

Phrases starting with the word Melissa:

  1. Melissa Alba
  2. Melissa Blue
  3. Melissa Arctic
  4. Melissa Maxima
  5. Melissa Nepeta
  6. Melissa violacea
  7. Melissa Vulgaris

Phrases ending with the word Melissa:

  1. Pero Melissa
  2. genus melissa
  3. Anosia Melissa
  4. Dispar Melissa
  5. Glenea Melissa
  6. Oeneis melissa
  7. Thymus Melissa
  8. Clepsis Melissa
  9. Danaida Melissa
  10. Lycaena melissa
  11. Toxidia Melissa
  12. Plebejus melissa
  13. Epitolina Melissa

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Melissa

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Google previewDesigning SQL Server 2000 Databases (2001)

by Syngress

Melissa is a key contributor to the business development and implementation of e -business services.

Google previewI Had No Idea (2013)

Clinical Simulations for Teacher Development by Benjamin H. Dotger

Melissa is an 11th grade student at Smithfield High School.

Google previewLuther Miller's ambition, and how it was gratified, by Lillie Montfort (1883)

by Eliza Mumford

Melissa is the young lady who neglected the Parish Church for a ...

Google previewThe British essayists (1808)

by Alexander Chalmers

Melissa is the reverse of all this. By constantly habituating herself to look ...

Google previewRevelation! (2014)

Reveal Your Destiny with Essential Oils by Suzanne R Banks

Melissa is a premium oil and tends to be one of the more expensive items in Aromatherapy. A drop or two will carry you through the day as a reminder of the gentler things in life. Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii) flexibility Palmarosa is a ...

Google previewVirtual Crime! (2009)

Solving Cybercrime by Leon Gray

Anti- Mellssa virus software downloads Melissa is the name of a computer new signatures as soon as VITUS II'l8I IITSI appeared Ifl IVIBTCII 1999. they are written 50 that new Computers became infected when users viruses can be stopped.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

Regulatory citations BALM LEAVES, EXTRACT (Melissa officinalis L.) Current CAS number 977060-18-6 Natural sources Melissa officinalis L. Functional use in foods Flavoring agent. GRAS status Regulatory citations FEMA GRAS No.

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Drama (2015)

by Jackson R. Bryer, Mary C. Hartig

Almost without a plot, the play reveals the relationship between Andrew Makepeace LaddIIIand Melissa Gardner, whomeetas schoolchildren and begin writing letterstoeach other. Theywrite for morethan 40 years. The audience experiences ...

Google previewThe New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion to Georgia Literature (2011)

by Hugh Ruppersburg, John C. Inscoe

Melissa Fay Greene, the daughter of Rosalyn Pollock and Gerald ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 11: Agriculture and Industry by Melissa Walker, James C. Cobb

Volume 11: Agriculture and Industry Melissa Walker, James C. Cobb. member the ways in which women's earnings were spent with a loving precision unmatched in stories about men's income. In the early 1920s, when it came time for Jessie ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Epidemiology of Injury in Olympic Sports (2009)

by Dennis J. Caine, Peter Harmer, Melissa Schiff

Caine, Peter Harmer, Melissa Schiff. PART 1 SUMMER SPORTS This page intentionally left blank Department of Exercise Science, Willamette. Part 1: Summer Sports.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prostitution and Sex Work (2006)

by Melissa Hope Ditmore

Melissa Hope Ditmore. ALPHABETICAL LIST OF ENTRIES OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH. Occupational safety and health refers to. Abolition Attitudes toward Prostitution, Abolitionism Sociopsychological Abortion Augustine , Saint ...

Google previewThe Complete Dictionary of Insurance Terms Explained Simply (2010)

by Melissa Samaroo

Melissa Samaroo. Q Quality assurance (Health Insurance) — The process of reviewing the quality of a product or service and taking measures to improve the quality. Quantity discount (Life Insurance) — A discount given to an individual or ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a US board-certified anatomic pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of experimental and molecular pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the ...

Google previewThe Pacific Region: The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures (2004)

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures by Jan Goggans, Aaron DiFranco

Melissa. Salazar;. and. E1. ,,. FOOD. /1liceMcLean. The Pacific Region includes five states with a dizzying array of climates, land types, animal and plant products , and peoples. Indeed, the very idea of a unifying Pacific regional food identity ...

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Quotes about Melissa

You simply *must* stop taking advice from other people. (Melissa Timberman)
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Scrabble value of M3E1L1I1S1S1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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