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murra

[mur-uh] /ˈmɜr ə/
noun
1.
a mineral or stone used in ancient Rome for making fine vases, cups, etc.: believed to have been fluorite.
Also, murrha.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin murr(h)a, apparently back formation from murrinus murrhine
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British Dictionary definitions for murrha

murra

/ˈmʌrə/
noun
1.
See murrhine (sense 2)
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