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curr

[ kur ]
/ kɜr /
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verb (used without object)
to make a low, purring sound, as a cat.
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Origin of curr

1670–80; akin to Old Norse kurra to grumble, murmur, Middle High German kurren,Middle Dutch curren to growl
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