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Miel and Mel­liflu­ous

The Span­ish for “hon­ey,” miel, comes from the Latin mel — al­so mean­ing hon­ey. We can see the m‑l root ob­vi­ous­ly and sim­ply in both!

(The -flu­ous end­ing comes from the Latin fluere, mean­ing “to flow” — and we can al­so see the f‑l root there!)

So, mel­liflu­ous words are… flow­ing like hon­ey.


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