genus of mulberry trees, from Latin morus "mulberry tree."
Examples from the Web for morus
The reason of this is that we are now out of the main entanglement of the Salmasius and Morus controversy.
Morus alba variety tatarica Loudon, the Russian mulberry, has been reported as an escape.Trees of Indiana|Charles Clemon Deam
Its name evidently was derived from a heavy growth of the native Virginia mulberry trees (Morus rubra).The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624|Charles E. Hatch
Farther, in the Fides Publica, published some months afterwards, Morus was still almost chivalrously reticent.
Linnus was getting things upon a scientific basis, when he met and fell in love with the handsome daughter of Dr. Morus.Hero Tales of the Far North|Jacob A. Riis