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moori (uncountable)

  1. (India) Puffed rice.
    • 2005, Neera Burra, Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive, Ranjani K Murthy (Eds.), Micro-Credit, Poverty and Empowerment: Linking the Triad, p. 258:
      Women had entered the rice and moori (puffed rice) business and set up shops for the first time, enabled by loans from the SHGs.
    • 2011, Deepika Phukan, translating Arupa Patangia Kalita, The Story of Felanee:
      Then, she filled a smaller tin with the fresh moori and gave it to Felänee, saying, “Give this to your little fellow.”
    • 2014, Devashish Makhija, Forgetting:
      Soon he gave up coolieing and started selling moori, carrying a large sack of puffed rice through the streets of Calcutta, shouting ‘moorimoori’ and watching for windows to open and housewives to beckon him up musty building stairs []

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moori class 9/10 (plural moori)

  1. Alternative spelling of mori
    Mũrĩa moori yake ndathekagwo. - He who eats his heifer does not get mocked.