5 letter word starting with mel

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melam noun A white or buff-colored granular powder, C6H9N11, obtained by heating ammonium sulphocyanate.
melee noun A fight in which the combatants are mingled in one confused mass; a hand to hand conflict; an affray.
melic Of or pertaining to song; lyric; tuneful.
melne noun A mill.
meloe A genus of beetles without wings, but having short oval elytra; the oil beetles. These beetles are sometimes used instead of cantharides for raising blisters. See Oil beetle, under Oil.
melon noun The juicy fruit of certain cucurbitaceous plants, as the muskmelon, watermelon, and citron melon; also, the plant that produces the fruit., A large, ornamental, marine, univalve shell of the genus Melo.