Name: Myrtle

Origin and Meaning of the Name Myrtle

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    (MUR tl)
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    Derived from Greek 'myrtos'.
    The myrtle is a genus of one or two species of flowering plants in the family Myrtaceae, native to southern Europe and north Africa, having pink or white flowers and blue-black berries and widely cultivated as a hedge plant.

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