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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English murrey, murreye, from Middle French moré, morée, from Latin moratum, morata, from neuter and feminine respectively of moratus (mulberry-colored), from morum (mulberry) + -atus (-ate).

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murrey (countable and uncountable, plural murreys)

  1. The mulberry fruit.
  2. (heraldry) A tincture, the colour of mulberries, between gules (red) and purpure (purple).
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murrey (not comparable)

  1. Of a mulberry colour.
    • 1953, Samuel Beckett, Watt
      This coat continued to button, up the front, with nine buttons, various now in shape, and colour, but without exception of such exceptional size as to remain, once buttoned, buttoned. Aloft in the flowerhole brooded the remains of a factitious murrey chrysanthemum.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French moré, from Latin moratum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmurɛi̯/, /ˈmureː/

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murrey (uncountable)

  1. purple-red, magenta (colour)
  2. magenta fabric
  3. A dish containing mulberries for flavour

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  • English: murrey

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murrey

  1. purple-red, magenta

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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet; inde              rose, murrey; purpel, purpur              claret