lurdan

[lur-dn]Archaic.
adjective
  1. lazy; stupid; worthless.

Origin of lurdan

1250–1300; Middle English < Middle French lourdin dullard, equivalent to lourd heavy, dull (< Vulgar Latin *lurdus, for Latin lūridus lurid) + -in < Latin -īnus -ine1
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lurdan

noun
  1. a stupid or dull person
adjective
  1. dull or stupid

Word Origin for lurdan

C14: from Old French lourdin, Old French lourd heavy, from Latin lūridus lurid
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