a tropical American plant, Furcraea foetida, having large, fleshy leaves, cultivated as a source of a hemplike fiber.
[mawr-uh-lahy-kuh s] /ˌmɔr əˈlaɪ kəs/ noun 1. a walled plain in the fourth quadrant of the face of the moon: about 70 miles (110 km) in diameter.
/French mora/ noun 1. Charles (ʃarl). 1868–1952, French writer and political theorist, who founded (1899) the extreme right-wing group L’Action Français: sentenced (1945) to life imprisonment for supporting Pétain during World War II
[mawr-ee, mor-ee] /ˈmɔr i, ˈmɒr i/ noun 1. Matthew Fontaine [fon-teyn,, fon-teyn] /fɒnˈteɪn,, ˈfɒn teɪn/ (Show IPA), 1806–73, U.S. naval officer and scientist. /ˈmɔːrɪ/ noun 1. Matthew Fontaine. 1806–73, US pioneer hydrographer and oceanographer Maury (môr’ē) American naval officer and oceanographer who charted the currents and winds of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans and […]
[mour-ee-uh] /ˈmaʊr i ə/ noun 1. a member of an ancient Indian people who united northern India and established an empire 322–184 b.c. /ˈmaʊrjə/ noun 1. a dynasty (?321–?185 bc) that united most of the Indian subcontinent and presided over a great flowering of Indian civilization