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ScriptsΜελανθιος Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek μελας (melas) "black, dark" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". In Homer's epic the 'Odyssey' this is the name of an insolent goatherd killed by Odysseus.

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animals, black, colors, dark, flora, flowers, Greek mythology, literature, mythology, nature, plants
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute