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Definition of "murre" [murre]

  • Any of several large auks of the genus Uria, having black plumage and white markings. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "murre" in a sentence
  • "Suddenly, one of the glaucous gulls — a huge white-and-gray predatory bird — snatched a young murre from a ledge, swallowing it whole."
  • "For instance, "murre" (in standard Spanish, "muy"): "Esta muchita es murre gente" ( 'This child is very friendly')."
  • "In the commotion, the egg of another murre fell and smashed on the rocks below."