Definition of Murres
1. Noun. (plural of murre) ¹
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Definition of Murres
1. murre [n] - See also: murre
Lexicographical Neighbors of Murres
murres (current term)
Literary usage of Murres
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"Puffins, Auks and murres are all sea birds and are only found inland when blown there by some severe storm of winter. At this season numbers of them are apt ..."
2. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"Family ALCID/E Puffins, Auks and murres are all sea birds and are only found Inland when blown there by some severe storm of winter. ..."
3. Alaska by Edward Henry Harriman, Clinton Hart Merriam (1901)
"At all hours of the night and day one could hear this impatient flapping of the frightened murres. The bird is a species of diver, nearly as large as a ..."
4. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"... In short-tailed birds like murres, the feet, when extended backward, act as rudders in flight. It may be added that all the Water-birds, ..."
5. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1900)
"... murres have been reported and, so far as I can learn, it is the first time they have been taken here. It has been said that if, by mischance, ..."
6. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"... AUKS, murres, AND PUFFINS. KEY TO GENERA. 1. Bill high, much compressed, ridged down sides; a fold of 6 naked skin at corner of mouth .... Lund.'. p. ..."
7. Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania: With Special Reference to the Food by Pennsylvania Ornithologist, Benjamin Harry Warren (1890)
"AUKS, murres AND PUFFINS. THE AUKS, ETC. The members of this family, numbering about twenty-five species and subspecies In North America, ..."