noun Myr·rhis \ˈmirə̇s\

Definition of Myrrhis

  1. :  a genus of European pubescent perennial herbs (family Umbelliferae) having pinnate leaves, compound umbels of white flowers, and linear oblong beaked fruit — see sweet cicely

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Origin and Etymology of myrrhis

New Latin, from Latin, sweet cicely, from Greek

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