murra

noun
mur·​ra
variants: or murrha \ ˈmərə \
plural -s

Definition of murra

: a material thought to be of semiprecious stone or porcelain used to make costly vessels in ancient Rome

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History and Etymology for murra

Latin, probably of Iranian origin like Greek morrhia murra; akin to Persian mori, muri little glass ball

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“Murra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/murra. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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