[ mee-lee-ee ]
/ ˈmi liˌi /
plural noun Classical Mythology.
the nymphs born from the blood of Uranus at the time of his mutilation by Cronus; the nymphs of ash trees.
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Origin of Meliae
< Greek melíai, plural of melía manna, ash tree
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