murrey

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Murrey

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

murrey (countable and uncountable, plural murreys)

  1. The mulberry fruit.
  2. (heraldry) A tincture, the colour of mulberries, between gules and purpure.

Translations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

murrey (not comparable)

  1. Of a mulberry colour.

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French moré, from Latin moratum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmurɛi̯/, /ˈmureː/

Noun[edit]

murrey (uncountable)

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

Adjective[edit]

murrey

  1. purple-red, magenta

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]

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