Morus

noun
Mo·​rus | \ ˈmōrəs, ˈmȯr- \

Definition of Morus

: a widely distributed genus of trees that is the type of the family Moraceae and that comprises the mulberries which have usually dentate or lobed leaves, spicate flowers, and edible multiple fruits consisting of aggregates of juicy one-seeded drupes

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History and Etymology for Morus

New Latin, from Latin, mulberry tree, from morum mulberry

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“Morus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Morus. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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