Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of rachiglossate gastropods of the family Volutidæ, closely related to Cymbium; the melon-shells.
“This last expression melo 'haggoyim -- "the fulness of peoples" with the article means: he shall constitute a real multitude of people”
“He says that _Abel_ is neither a tragedy, a comedy, a drama, a tragi-comedy, nor a Greek tragedy, which last would, he thinks, be correctly described as melo-tragedy.”
“In a world of cookie cutter Machouses and bland offerings, these are wonderful. melo”
“Posted on March 27, 2010 by melo I just read at The Volokh Conspiracy that there will be a freedom vigil tonight, Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 9: 00 p.m. in the Senate [...]”
“That's the play's problem – its melo has been fatally cursed by Victorian respectability.”
“Wildly defective genitives *mlitós → Hit milittas, Lat mellis, Gk μέλιτος, Ir melo, Arm melu.”
“Crash the movie, was the most melo dramatic piece of garbage I had seen in a long time.”
“Angus said ... anon: I don't see how you can know this from his college record. if it's true with p = .5, it's still well worth drafting him. also, while I am not a big 'melo fan, he's quite a bit better than joe barry carroll!”
“OIr melo acts as a **u-stem** genitive and absolutely nothing like the original genitive **mlitós, while milis 'sweet' being a separate word shouldn't contaminate our assessment of 'honey'.”
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