curmurring

noun
cur·​mur·​ring | \ kərˈməriŋ \
plural -s

Definition of curmurring

Scottish
: rumbling especially in the bowels

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History and Etymology for curmurring

from present participle of curmurr to rumble, from Scots cur- (intensive prefix) + murr to purr

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“Curmurring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curmurring. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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