mavourneen

noun
ma·​vour·​neen | \ mə-ˈvu̇r-ˌnēn How to pronounce mavourneen (audio) \

Definition of mavourneen

Irish
: my darling

First Known Use of mavourneen

1800, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mavourneen

Irish mo mhuirnín

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“Mavourneen.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mavourneen. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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