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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (botany)
a. lemon balm
La melisa tiene un olor delicioso y calmante.Lemon balm has a delicious and soothing smell.
b. melissa
La melisa es fácil de cultivar en una maceta.Melissa is easy to grow in a pot.
2. (culinary)
a. lemon balm
Tómate este té de melisa con manzanilla para que te relajes un poquito.Drink this lemon balm and chamomile tea to help you relax a little.
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (name)
a. Melissa
Mi amiga Melisa se casa este verano.My friend Melissa is getting married this summer.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. lemon balm
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