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1. Mēlo, ōnis, m., old Latin name for the Nile: Melo nomine alio Nilus vocatur, Paul. ex Fest. p. 124 Müll.; cf. id. p. 7 and p. 18; Serv. Verg. G. 4, 291: Melonis alba filia, i. e. the paper-reed growing in the Nile, Aus. Epist. 4, 75.
† 2. mēlo, ōnis, m., = μῆλον, an apple-shaped melon, for melopepo, Pall. 4, 9, 6; Vop. Carin. 17.