murre

murre
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1602 any of a genus (Uria) of black-and-white alcids; especially a common seabird (U. aalge) of northern seas

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  • Murre — Murre, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of sea birds of the genus {Uria}, or {Catarractes}; a guillemot. [1913 Webster] Note: The murres are allied to the auks, and are abundant on the northern coasts of Europe and America. They often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • murre — murre; murre·let; …   English syllables

  • murre — [mʉr] n. pl. murres or murre [< ?] any of a genus (Uria) of swimming and diving alcidine shorebirds …   English World dictionary

  • murre — /merr/, n. 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). 2. See razor billed auk. [1595 1605; orig. uncert.] * * * Any of certain black and white… …   Universalium

  • murre — noun black and white diving bird of northern seas • Hypernyms: ↑guillemot • Hyponyms: ↑common murre, ↑Uria aalge, ↑thick billed murre, ↑Uria lomvia • Member Holonyms: ↑Uria, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • murre — narūnėliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Uria angl. murre vok. Lumme, f rus. кайра, f pranc. marmette, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – alkiniai siauresnis terminas – laibasnapis narūnėlis siauresnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Murre Zonvakanties — (Рокбрюн сюр Аржан,Франция) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Boulevard …   Каталог отелей

  • murre|let — «MUR liht», noun. any one of certain small auks of the North Pacific …   Useful english dictionary

  • Murre, die — Die Murre, plur. die n, ein nur in Tyrol übliches Wort, eine Art Lauwinen zu bezeichnen, welche aus Sand und Stein bestehet, von hohen Gebirgen herab stürzet, und das ebne Land bedecket, welche eigentlich eine trockne Murre genannt wird, zum… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • murre — noun any of the seabirds of the genus Uria in the auk family Syn: guillemot, razorbill …   Wiktionary

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