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murrey

[ mur-ee ]
/ ˈmɜr i /
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noun

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
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British Dictionary definitions for murrey

murrey
/ (ˈmʌrɪ) /

adjective

British archaic mulberry-coloured
C14: from Old French moré, ultimately from Latin mōrum mulberry
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