|1.||a continuous low indistinct sound, as of distant voices|
|2.||an indistinct utterance: a murmur of satisfaction|
|3.||a complaint; grumble: he made no murmur at my suggestion|
|4.||med See also heart murmur any abnormal soft blowing sound heard within the body, usually over the chest|
|—vb , -murs, -muring, -mured|
|5.||to utter (something) in a murmur|
|6.||(intr) to complain in a murmur|
|[C14: as n, from Latin murmur; vb via Old French murmurer from Latin murmurāre to rumble]|
murmur mur·mur (mûr'mər)
An abnormal sound heard on auscultation of the heart, lungs, or blood vessels.
of the Hebrews in the wilderness, called forth the displeasure of God, which was only averted by the earnest prayer of Moses (Num. 11:33, 34; 12; 14:27, 30, 31; 16:3; 21:4-6; Ps. 106:25). Forbidden by Paul (1 Cor. 10:10).