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Mĕla, ae, m. [prob. from μέλας], a Roman proper name, Cic. Phil. 13, 2, 3: Pomponius Mela, a Roman geographer, a native of Spain, under the emperor Claudius; v. Teuffel, Röm. Litt. § 291.

2. Mella or Mēla, ae, m., a river in Upper Italy, near Brescia, now Mella, Cat. 67, 33: curva legunt prope flumina Mellae, Verg. G. 4, 278.