8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary
"chapter of the Quran," 1610s, from Arabic surah, literally "step, degree."
sura su·ra (sur'ə)
n. pl. su·rae (sur'ē)
The calf of the leg. Also called su'ral.
a leading figure in Catiline's conspiracy (63 BC) to seize control of the Roman government.