Meton. Myrrh, the gum which exudes from the myrrh-tree. The ancients used it to flavor their wine; they also anointed their hair with a perfumed unguent made from it: lautissima apud priscos vina erant, murrae odore condita, Plin. 14, 13, 15, § 92: crines murrā madentes, Verg. A. 12, 100: crines murrā madidi, Ov. M. 5, 53; 3, 555; 4, 393; cf. id. Med. Fac. 88.
Personified, the daughter of Cinyras, who was changed into a myrrh-tree, Ov. M. 10, 298 sq.; Hyg. Fab. 58.