murmurous

[ mur-mer-uh s ]
/ ˈmɜr mər əs /

adjective

abounding in or characterized by murmurs.
murmuring; indistinctly low: murmurous waters.

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Origin of murmurous

First recorded in 1575–85; murmur + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM murmurous

mur·mur·ous·ly, adverbun·mur·mur·ous, adjectiveun·mur·mur·ous·ly, adverb
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