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Melanchʹthon

is merely the Greek for Schwarzerde (black earth), the real name of this amiable reformer. (1497–1560.) Similarly, Œcolampaʹdius is the Greek version of the German name Hausschein, and Desiderius Erasmus is one Latin and one Greek rendering of the name Gheraerd Gheraerd.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Megatherium (Greek, great-beast)
Megrims
Meigle (in Strathmore)
Meiny
Meissonier-like Exactness
Meistersingers
Mejnoun and Leiiak
Melampode
Melancholy
Melancholy Jacques
Melanchthon
Melantius
Melanuros
Melchior, Kaspar, and Balthazar
Melchisedeoians
Meleager
Melesigenes
Meletians
Meliadus (King)
Melibeus or Melibe
Melibœan Dye