Origin of murre
Examples from the Web for murre
The murre does not fly high, nor is it a very active bird, or apparently of long flight.
The Leach's Petrel, Murre, and some other sea birds, have but one egg.The Bird Study Book|Thomas Gilbert Pearson
In the fifteenth century the English name was mure or murre, which appears to be the same root as in murrain.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
The gull is soon through, but the murre continues to lay for about two months.
The gull begins to lay about the middle of May, and usually ten days before the murre.