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[mee-rawn; English mahy-ron]
noun Greek Church.
  1. chrism.
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Origin of myron

From the Greek word mýron unguent, perfume


[mahy-ruh n]
  1. flourished c450 b.c., Greek sculptor.
  2. a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “pleasant.”
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  • Myron Holley, I say, reminds me of this superb and noble creature.

  • His son Myron enjoyed this felicity all the days of his life.

  • It was Myron Holley who went to the legislature year after year, and argued it through.

  • "Once there was a little boy," said Myron, without waiting to be teased.

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    Katherine Keene Galt

  • At that the storm seemed to Myron to be over, and his forehead cleared of anger.

British Dictionary definitions for myron


  1. 5th century bc, Greek sculptor. He worked mainly in bronze and introduced a greater variety of pose into Greek sculpture, as in his Discobolus
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