(Mo"ri*o*plas`ty) n. [Gr. piece (dim. of a part + -plasty.] (Surg.) The restoration of lost
parts of the body.
(Mo*ris"co) a. [Sp. See Morris the dance.] Moresque.
(Mo*ris"co), n. [Sp. morisco Moorish.] A thing of Moorish origin; as: (a) The Moorish language.
(b) A Moorish dance, now called morris dance. Marston. (c) One who dances the Moorish dance.
Shak. (d) Moresque decoration or architecture.
(Mo"risk) n. Same as Morisco.
(Mor"kin) n. [Akin to Sw. murken putrefied, Icel. morkinn putrid.] A beast that has died of
disease or by mischance. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.
(Mor"land) n. Moorland. [Obs.]
(Mor"ling) n. [Cf. F. mort dead, L. mortuus, fr. moriri to die.] Mortling. [Eng.] Ainsworth.
(Mor"mal) n. [F. mort-mai a deadly evil. Nares.] A bad sore; a gangrene; a cancer. [Obs.]
[Written also morrimal and mortmal.] Chaucer.
(Mor"mo) n. [Gr. mormw` a hideous she-monster, a bugbear.] A bugbear; false terror. [Obs.]
(||Mor"mon) n. [NL., fr. Gr. mormw`n monster, bugbear.] (Zoöl.) (a) A genus of sea birds,
having a large, thick bill; the puffin. (b) The mandrill.
(Mor"mon) n. (Eccl.) One of a sect in the United States, followers of Joseph Smith, who professed
to have found an addition to the Bible, engraved on golden plates, called the Book of Mormon, first
published in 1830. The Mormons believe in polygamy, and their hierarchy of apostles, etc., has control
of civil and religious matters.
The Mormons call their religious organization The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Its head
claims to receive revelations of God's will, and to have certain supernatural powers.
(Mor"mon), a. Of or pertaining to the Mormons; as, the Mormon religion; Mormon practices.
(Mor"mon*dom) n. The country inhabited by the Mormons; the Mormon people.
(Mor"mon*ism) n. The doctrine, system, and practices of the Mormons.
(Mor"mon*ite) n. A Mormon. a. Mormon. "Mormonite religion." F. W. Newman.
(Morn) n. [OE. morwen, morgen, AS. morgen; akin to D. morgen, OS. morgan, G. morgen,
Icel. morginn, morgunn, Sw. morgon, Dan. morgen, Goth. maúrgins. Cf. Morrow, Morning.] The
first part of the day; the morning; used chiefly in poetry.
To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve.
(Mor"ne) a. Of or pertaining to the morn; morning. [Obs.] "White as morne milk." Chaucer.
(||Morne) n. [F., fr. morne sad, sorrowful. See Mourn.] A ring fitted upon the head of a lance
to prevent wounding an adversary in tilting.
(||Mor`né") a. [F., fr. morne a morne.] (Her.) Without teeth, tongue, or claws; said of a lion