a tract of open uncultivated upland, typically covered wi... Meaning, pronunciation , example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
"to fasten (a vessel) by a cable," late 15c., probably related to Old English mærels
"mooring rope," via unrecorded *mærian "to
Dec 15, 2015
Oct 7, 2013
Cognates include Welsh môr, Old Irish muir (from Proto-Celtic *mori, from Proto-
Indo-European *móri); Dutch moer, German
1 chiefly British : an expanse of open rolling infertile land. 2 : a boggy area;
especially : one that is peaty and dominated by grasses and sedges. See
A member of a traditionally Muslim people of mixed Berber and Arab ancestry, now living chiefly in northwest Africa. 2. One of the Muslims who invaded Spain in ...