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 Myrra.Myrtle (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Myr’rophores (3 syl.; the myrrh bearers).
 
The three Marys who went to see the sepulchre, bearing myrrh and spices. In Christian art they are represented as carrying vases of myrrh in their hands.   1
 


 Myrra.Myrtle (The). 

 
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