14th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English mellilot, from Old French melilot, from Latin melilotos, from Greek melilōtos, from meli honey + lōtos clover, lotus — more at mellifluous
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“Melilot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/melilot. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.
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