[myoo r]


Obsolete. a wall.

verb (used with object), mured, mur·ing.

to immure.

Origin of mure

1400–50; late Middle English muren (v.) < Middle French murer < Late Latin mūrāre verbal derivative of Latin mūrus wall Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(tr) an archaic or literary word for immure

Word Origin for mure

C14: from Old French murer, from Latin mūrus wall
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