(Mur"mur*ing), a. & n. Uttering murmurs; making low sounds; complaining. Mur"mur*ing*ly,
(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.Tennyson.
(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.
A murrain on you, may you be afflicted with a pestilent disease. Shak.
(Mur"rain) n. [OE. moreine, OF. morine, fr. OF. morir, murir, 8die, L. mori, moriri.] (Far.)
An infectious and fatal disease among cattle. Bacon.
(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
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.
Murrhine glass, glassware made in imitation of murrhine vases and cups.
(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.
(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.]