[mur-in] /ˈmɜr ɪn/
Veterinary Pathology. any of various diseases of cattle, as anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease, and Texas fever.
Obsolete. a plague or pestilence.
any plaguelike disease in cattle
“cattle plague,” early 14c., from Anglo-French moryn, Old French moraine “pestilence” (12c.), probably from mourir “to die,” from Latin mori (see mortal (adj.)).
Heb. deber, “destruction,” a “great mortality”, the fifth plague that fell upon the Egyptians (Ex. 9:3). It was some distemper that resulted in the sudden and widespread death of the cattle. It was confined to the cattle of the Egyptians that were in the field (9:6).
/ˈmʌrə/ noun 1. an angler’s name for the great red sedge, a large caddis fly, Phryganea grandis, of still and running water, esteemed by trout
[mur-uh] /ˈmɜr ə/ noun 1. a mineral or stone used in ancient Rome for making fine vases, cups, etc.: believed to have been fluorite. /ˈmʌrə/ noun 1. See murrhine (sense 2)
[mur-ee, muhr-ee] /ˈmɜr i, ˈmʌr i/ noun 1. Sir (George) Gilbert (Aimé) [ey-mey] /eɪˈmeɪ/ (Show IPA), 1866–1957, English classical scholar. 2. Sir James Augustus Henry, 1837–1915, Scottish lexicographer and philologist. 3. Lindley [lin-lee,, lind-] /ˈlɪn li,, ˈlɪnd-/ (Show IPA), 1745–1826, English grammarian, born in the U.S. 4. Philip, 1886–1952, U.S. labor leader: president of the […]
- Murray cod
noun 1. a large Australian freshwater fish, Maccullochella peeli, chiefly of the Murray and Darling rivers