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murre

[mur] /mɜr/
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
1595-1605; origin uncertain
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  • The thick-billed murre swims far better than it flies.
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murre

/mɜː/
noun
1.
(US & Canadian) any guillemot of the genus Uria
Word Origin
C17: origin unknown
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