A murrain on you, may you be afflicted with a pestilent disease. Shak.

(Mur"rain), a. Having, or afflicted with, murrain.

(Mur"ray*in) n. (Chem.) A glucoside found in the flowers of a plant (Murraya exotica) of South Asia, and extracted as a white amorphous slightly bitter substance.

(Murre) n. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of sea birds of the genus Uria, or Catarractes; a guillemot.

The murres are allied to the auks, and are abundant on the northern coasts of Europe and America. They often breed in large communities on the projecting ledges of precipituous cliffs, laying one or two large eggs on the bare rocks.

(Murre"let) n. [Murre + - let.] (Zoöl.) One of several species of sea birds of the genera Synthliboramphus and Brachyramphus, inhabiting the North Pacific. They are closely related to the murres.

(Mur"rey) n. [OF. morée a dark red color, mor blackish brown, fr. L. morum mulberry, blackberry, or fr. Maurus a Moor. Cf. Mulberry, Moor, Morelle.] A dark red color.a. Of a dark red color. Bacon.

(Mur"rhine) a. [L. murrhinus, fr. murrha: cf. F. murrhin.] Made of the stone or material called by the Romans murrha; — applied to certain costly vases of great beauty and delicacy used by the luxurious in Rome as wine cups; as, murrhine vases, cups, vessels.

Murrhine glass, glassware made in imitation of murrhine vases and cups.

(Mur"ri*on) a. [See Murrain.] Infected with or killed by murrain. [Obs.] Shak.

(Mur"ri*on), n. A morion. See Morion.

(Mur"ry) n. (Zoöl.) See Muræna.

(Murth) n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Plenty; abundance. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

(Mur"ther) n. & v. Murder, n. & v. [Obs. or Prov.] "The treason of the murthering." Chaucer.

(Mur"ther*er) n. A murderer. [Obs. or Prov.]

(Mur"mur*ing), a. & n. Uttering murmurs; making low sounds; complaining.Mur"mur*ing*ly, adv.

(Mur"mur*ous) a. [Cf. L. murmuriosus, OF. murmuros.] Attended with murmurs; exciting murmurs or complaint; murmuring. [Archaic or Poetic]

The lime, a summer home of murmurous wings.

(Mur"ni*val) n. [Perh. fr. F. mornifle a game at cards.] In the game of gleek, four cards of the same value, as four aces or four kings; hence, four of anything. [Obs.] [Written also mournival.]

(Mur"phy) n. A potato. [Humorous] Thackeray.

(Murr) n. [Prob. abbrev. from murrain.] A catarrh. [Obs.] Gascoigne.

(Mur"rain) n. [OE. moreine, OF. morine, fr. OF. morir, murir, 8die, L. mori, moriri.] (Far.) An infectious and fatal disease among cattle. Bacon.

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