- myrtle beach,
- myrtle family,
- myrtle warbler,
Origin of myrtle
Examples from the Web for myrtle
They were racing toward the corner of Tompkins and Myrtle avenues with Johnson at the wheel when another call came over the radio.
Traffic up ahead on Myrtle backed up, and Johnson began weaving in and out.
In 1987, Myrtle Young came on The Tonight Show to show off her rare collection of potato chips.Johnny Carson’s Greatest Moments From Carnac to a Python Grapple|Brittany Jones-Cooper|May 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Myrtle Beach Tea Party leader Joe Dugan was one of those who said his attention is elsewhere.The Daily Beast’s Guide to the South Carolina Primary|Matthew DeLuca|January 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By a wide margin, he came across as the least scary, least risky, most cautious choice on the stage at Myrtle Beach.Picking Mitt Romney Is Picking the Least Scary Republican, Not the Most Inspiring|Michael Medved|January 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She has a myrtle wreath or a crown like her Norwegian sister.The Etiquette of Engagement and Marriage|G. R. M. Devereux
Youre a deal too dashing and flashing to-night, Myrtle darlin.
The breaths of thyme and balm, lavender and myrtle, were always in that parlour.The Late Miss Hollingford|Rosa Mulholland
The Libyan lotus is a shrub like a bramble, the berries like the myrtle, purple when ripe, and about the size of an olive.The Lusiad|Lus de Cames
Myrtle, Im afraid youre a determined woman, he said, with a provoking smile.
Word Origin for myrtle
c.1400, from Old French mirtile, from Medieval Latin myrtillus, diminutive of Latin myrtus "myrtle tree," from Greek myrtos "the myrtle, a sprig of myrtle," from same Semitic source as Greek myrrha (see myrrh).