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mare

noun

Definition of mare

obsolete
: an evil preternatural being causing nightmares

Origin and Etymology of mare

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German mara incubus, Serbo-Croatian mora nightmare


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mare

noun \ ˈmer \

Definition of mare

: a female horse or other equine animal especially when fully mature or of breeding age

Origin and Etymology of mare

Middle English, from Old English mere; akin to Old High German merha mare, Old English mearh horse, Welsh march

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mare

noun ma·re \ ˈmär-(ˌ)ā \

Definition of mare

plural maria play \ˈmär-ē-ə\ also mares play \ˈmär-(ˌ)āz\
: any of several mostly flat dark areas of considerable extent on the surface of the moon or Mars

Origin and Etymology of mare

New Latin, from Latin, sea — more at marine


MARE Defined for Kids

mare

noun \ ˈmer \

Definition of mare for Students

: an adult female horse or related animal (as a zebra or donkey)


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