- NZ the life force or essence of the emotions
Examples from the Web for mauri
He even had the nerve to tell me that he'd bought two of your stations from you—Mauri and Kahula.A Son Of The Sun
They gave "Copelia," with the lovely Mauri as prima ballerina.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912
The natives were called Mauri, and thence the name of Mauritania; now Barbary.A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence
The district where the corpse lay represented the mauri or ghosts.The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead
James George Frazer
Sometimes they were called Maurusii Numidæ, while the later writers always speak of them under the general name of Mauri.