Definición de myrtle en inglés:

myrtle

Saltos de línea: myr¦tle
Pronunciación: /ˈməːt(ə)l
 
/

sustantivo

1An evergreen shrub which has glossy aromatic foliage and white flowers followed by purple-black oval berries.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • When I moved into my bungalow about 20 years ago, I inherited a shrub which I was given to understand is a myrtle: it is a bushy evergreen with small, dark green, glossy, pointed leaves.
  • A heady, often impenetrable mix of shrubs, herbs and wild flowers, such as lavender, myrtle, marjoram and thyme, its elusive scent permeates everything from the wine to the honey.
  • Between the ruins grew cypresses and oleanders, hibiscus, myrtle and wild roses.
2North American The lesser periwinkle.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If you were daring, you might plant myrtle (periwinkle).

Origen

late Middle English: from medieval Latin myrtilla, myrtillus, diminutive of Latin myrta, myrtus, from Greek murtos.

Definición de myrtle en:

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día deictic
Pronunciación: ˈdeɪktɪk
adjective
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...