murrhine

adjective
mur·​rhine
variants: or less commonly myrrhine \ ˈmərə̇n , ˈməˌrīn \

Definition of murrhine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or made of murra sent him the poison to drink in a murrhine cupTime

murrhine

noun
variants: or less commonly myrrhine \ " \
plural -s

Definition of murrhine (Entry 2 of 2)

: a murrhine vase

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History and Etymology for murrhine

Adjective

Latin murrinus, murrhinus, myrrhinus, from murra, murrha + -inus -ine

Noun

Latin murrinum, murrhinum, myrrhinum, from neuter of murrinus, murrhinus

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“Murrhine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/murrhine. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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