noun (1)
\ˈlu̇r \
variants: or less commonly lure \ˈlu̇r-​ə \
plural lurs also luren\ˈlu̇r-​ən \

Definition of lur 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: a large bronze roughly S-shaped trumpet of the Bronze Age in Scandinavian countries the oldest metal musical instruments of Europe are the signal horns called lursScience News Letter


noun (2)
plural Lur or Lurs

Definition of Lur (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : a chiefly nomadic Muslim people of undetermined ethnological origin inhabiting a wild part of the Zagros mountains of Iran — see persian

2 : a member of the Lur people


noun (3)
plural Lur or Lurs

Definition of Lur (Entry 3 of 3)

: alur

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Noun (1)

Danish & Swedish & Norwegian lur, from Old Norse lūthr trumpet

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