from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See mulberry.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The mulberry fruit.
- n. A tincture, the colour of mulberries, between gules and purpure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dark red color.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a mulberry (dark-red) color.
- n. In heraldry, a tincture of a dark-reddish brown, also called sanguine, indicated in heraldic representations in black and white by lines crossing each other diagonally at right angles.
Middle English murrei, from Old French more, from Latin mōrum, mulberry, blackberry.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English murreye, from Middle French moré, morée, from Latin moratum, morata, from neuter and feminine respectively of moratus ("mulberry-colored"), from morum ("mulberry") + -atus ("-ate"). (Wiktionary)