Definition of myrtle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɜːtl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɜːrtl//
[uncountable, countable]
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a bush with shiny leaves, pink or white flowers and bluish-black berries Word Origin late Middle English: from medieval Latin myrtilla, myrtillus, diminutive of Latin myrta, myrtus, from Greek murtos.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: myrtle