Alur

noun

ˈäˌlu̇(ə)r,
äˈl-
plural Alur or Alurs
1
a
: a cattle-breeding people of the Nile basin north of Lake Albert
b
: a member of such people

called also Luri

2
: the Nilotic language of the Alur people

Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alur was in 1883

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“Alur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alur. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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