noun moor·pun·ky \mȯ(r)ˈpəŋkē\

Definition of moorpunky



  1. :  a large long ornamental pleasure craft propelled by paddles and formerly used as a state barge in India

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Origin and Etymology of moorpunky

Hindi morpākhī, from morpãkhī of a peacock wing, from mor peacock (from Sanskrit mayūra) + pãkh wing, feather (from Sanskrit pakṣa); from its peacock-shaped sternpiece

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a trip made at another's expense

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