Ur

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geographical name \ˈər, ˈu̇r\

Definition of Ur

  1. city of ancient Sumer The site of Ur is northwest of Basra in southern Iraq.


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ur-

combining form
variants: or

uro-

Definition of ur-

  1. 1 :  urine uric

  2. 2 :  urinary tract urology

  3. 3 :  urinary and urogenital

  4. 4 :  urea uracil

Origin and Etymology of ur-

New Latin, from Greek our-, ouro-, from ouron urine, from ourein to urinate — more at urine


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ur-

combining form
variants: or

uro-

Definition of ur-

  1. :  tail uropod

Origin and Etymology of ur-

New Latin, from Greek our-, ouro-, from oura tail — more at ass


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ur-

prefix, often capitalized \ˈu̇r\

Definition of ur-

  1. 1 :  original :  primitive ur-form

  2. 2 :  original version of urtext

  3. 3 :  prototypical :  arch- ur-anticommunist

Origin and Etymology of ur-

German, from Old High German ir-, ur- thoroughly (perfective prefix) — more at abide


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