Common-murre

murre

[mur]
noun
1.
either of two black and white diving birds of the genus Uria, of northern seas, U. aalge (common murre) or U. lomvia (thick-billed murre)

Origin:
1595–1605; origin uncertain

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murre (mɜː)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) any guillemot of the genus Uria
 
[C17: origin unknown]

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