murus

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murus (plural muri)

  1. (palynology) A pattern-forming ridge on the surface of a pollen grain

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin *moerus, *moiros, from Proto-Indo-European *mei (to fix, to build fortifications or fences), see also Latin munire (to protect), Old Norse -mæri (border-land, boundary), Old English mære (landmark, border, boundary)

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mūrus m (genitive mūri); second declension

  1. a wall

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Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mūrus mūrī
genitive mūrī mūrōrum
dative mūrō mūrīs
accusative mūrum mūrōs
ablative mūrō mūrīs
vocative mūre mūrī

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