variants: or goor \ ˈgu̇(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of gur

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plural -s

Definition of Gur (Entry 2 of 2)

: a branch of the Niger-Congo language family including Mossi, Dagomba, Senufo, Bariba, Gurma, and Gurunsi centered in the upper Volta river valley in Ghana and the Upper Volta territory, West Africa

called also Mossi-Gurunsi, Voltaic

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History and Etymology for gur

Noun (1)

Hindi guṛ coarse sugar, molasses, from Sanskrit guḍa

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“Gur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gur. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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