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Mĕlissa , ae, f., = Μέλισσα.
I. A nymph who is said to have invented the art of keeping bees, Col. 9, 2, 3.—
II. Daughter of the Cretan king Melissus, who, together with her sister Amalthea, fed Jupiter with goats' milk, Lact. 1, 22, 19 sq
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