Myrrha

[ meer-uh ]
/ ˈmɪər ə /

noun

Classical Mythology. a daughter of King Cinyras of Cyprus who had incestuous relations with her father and was changed into a myrrh tree by the gods. Their child, Adonis, was born from the split trunk of the tree.

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Also called Smyrna.
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