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murre

 (mûr)
n. pl. murre or murres
Either of two large auks, Uria aalge or U. lomvia, having a black back and head and white underparts.

[Earlier, any of various species of guillemots and other auks, probably ultimately imitative of the call of certain guillemots; akin to Scots marrot, murre, razorbill.]
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murre

(mɜː)
n
(Animals) US and Canadian any guillemot of the genus Uria
[C17: origin unknown]
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murre

(mɜr)

n.
either of two black and white diving birds of the genus Uria, of the auk family, nesting along rocky coasts of northern seas.
[1595–1605; orig. uncertain]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.murre - black-and-white diving bird of northern seasmurre - black-and-white diving bird of northern seas
guillemot - small black or brown speckled auks of northern seas
genus Uria, Uria - murres
common murre, Uria aalge - the most frequent variety of murre
thick-billed murre, Uria lomvia - a variety of murre
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