Melilot meaning

mĕl'ə-lŏt'
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A fragrant plant of the genus Melilotus, often having small yellow or white flowers.
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Origin of melilot

  • Middle English melilote from Old French from Latin melilōtos from Greek meli honey melit- in Indo-European roots lōtos lotus lotus
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin melilōtos, from Ancient Greek μελίλωτος (melilōtos), from μέλι (meli, “honey") + λωτός (lōtos, “lotus"); later reinforced by Old French mellilote.
    From Wiktionary