murrey

[ mur-ee ]
/ ˈmɜr i /

noun

a dark purplish-red color.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of murrey

1375–1425; late Middle English murrey, morrey < Middle French moré (adj. and noun), morée (noun) < Medieval Latin mōrātum, mōrāta, neuter and feminine of mōrātus, equivalent to Latin mōr(um) mulberry + -ātus -ate1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for murrey

British Dictionary definitions for murrey

murrey
/ (ˈmʌrɪ) /

adjective

British archaic mulberry-coloured

Word Origin for murrey

C14: from Old French moré, ultimately from Latin mōrum mulberry
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012