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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Origin and Etymology of morus
New Latin, from Latin, mulberry tree, from morum mulberry
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