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From Middle French mors, from Latin morsus ("bite; clasp"), from mordere ("to bite"). (Wiktionary)
Origin uncertain. Compare Russian морж (morzh, "walrus"), Saami morša, Finnish mursu (all attested later). (Wiktionary)


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