[ mur-ee ]
/ ˈmɜr i /


a dark purplish-red color.


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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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for murrey

/ (ˈmʌrɪ) /


British archaic mulberry-coloured

Word Origin for murrey

C14: from Old French moré, ultimately from Latin mōrum mulberry
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