dura

[doo r-uh, dyoo r-uh]

Origin of dura

First recorded in 1880–85
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Duras

noun
  1. Marguerite, real name Marguerite Donnadieu . 1914–96, French novelist born in Giadinh, Indochina (now in Vietnam). Her works include The Sea Wall (1950), Practicalities (1990), Écrire (1993), and the script for the film Hiroshima mon amour (1960)
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duras in Medicine

dura

[dur′ə]
n.
  1. dura mater
Related formsdural adj.
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