variants or murrha
plural -s
: a material thought to be of semiprecious stone or porcelain used to make costly vessels in ancient Rome

Word History


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

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“Murra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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