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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.]

murre

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

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]
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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Bottom: 360-degree image of a common murre egg Natural History Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark, circa 2013 Constructed from eight individual photos joined together in a Mercator projection.
Murre eggs are an important subsistence resource, and their shells are about 14% of the total egg mass (Williams et al.
Colony attendance patterns and recruitment in immature Common Murres (Uria aalge).
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Like Erik in Sturz, you also took a tour of the island of Stora Karlso, which lies to the west of the largest Swedish island, Gotland, in the Baltic Sea; there you were introduced to this female scientist who studies the bird the Trottellumme, or Common Murre (Uria aalge), and its thirty-meter fall from the cliffs to start its flight.
1995) reported 38 cases of VL diagnosed in Rawalpindi Medical College and majority of them came from AJ and K especially from Poonch and areas around Muzaffarabad and 2 from Gilgit agency, 4 cases were come from Murre, Rawalpindi (not known as endemic area of VL) and Abbottabad areas.