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[Middle English murrei, from Old French more, from Latin mōrum, mulberry, blackberry.]
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(Colours) archaic Brit mulberry-coloured
[C14: from Old French moré, ultimately from Latin mōrum mulberry]
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a dark purplish red color.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Middle French moré (adj. and n.), morée (n.) < Medieval Latin mōrātum, mōrāta, neuter and feminine of mōrātus= Latin mōr(um) mulberry + -ātus -ate1]
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