plural -s
: murre

Word History


Norwegian langve, langvi, lomvi, from Old Norse langvē, from langr long + -vē, a bird; akin to Old High German wīo kite and perhaps to Old Norse veithr hunt, hunting, fishing

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“Lungie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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