murrey

noun
mur·​rey | \ ˈmər-ē How to pronounce murrey (audio) , ˈmə-rē \

Definition of murrey

: a purplish black : mulberry

First Known Use of murrey

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for murrey

Middle English, from Anglo-French muré, from Medieval Latin moratum, from neuter of moratus mulberry colored, from Latin morum mulberry — more at mulberry

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“Murrey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/murrey. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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