From the French mœurs (“ways, character, morals”), from Latin mōrēs (“ways, character, morals”), the plural of mōs.
moeurs (plural only)
- Alternative form of mores, a set of moral norms or customs derived from generally accepted practices.
- 2011, Fiona MacCarthy in The Last Pre-Raphaelite, Faber, ISBN 9780571228614, page 117:
- Georgie was already becoming a little bit bohemian, absorbed into the moeurs of the Pre-Raphaelite world.