Mari

noun (1)
Ma·​ri
variants: or Marri \ ˈmä(ˌ)rē \ or less commonly Murree \ ˈmə(-​ \
plural Mari or Maris or Marri or Marris

Definition of Mari

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a Baluchi people of Baluchistan
2 : a member of the Mari people

Mari

noun (2)
Ma·​ri | \ ˈmärē \
plural Mari or Maris

Definition of Mari (Entry 2 of 3)

: cheremis

Definition of mari- (Entry 3 of 3)

: sea maricolous marigraph

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History and Etymology for Mari

Combining form

Latin, from mare

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“Mari.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mari. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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