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murrey

[mur-ee] /ˈmɜr i/
noun
1.
a dark purplish-red color.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English murrey, morrey < Middle French moré (adj. and noun), morée (noun) < Medieval Latin mōrātum, mōrāta, neuter and feminine of mōrātus, equivalent to Latin mōr(um) mulberry + -ātus -ate1
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murrey

/ˈmʌrɪ/
adjective
1.
(Brit, archaic) mulberry-coloured
Word Origin
C14: from Old French moré, ultimately from Latin mōrum mulberry
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