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  • adj. Made of the stone or material called murrha by the Ancient Romans; applied to certain costly vases of great beauty and delicacy used by the luxurious in Rome as wine cups.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made of the stone or material called by the Romans murrha; -- applied to certain costly vases of great beauty and delicacy used by the luxurious in Rome as wine cups.

Etymologies

Latin murrhinus, from murrha: compare French murrhin. (Wiktionary)

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