Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The morning.
  • noun The dawn.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of morning.
  • noun The first part of the day; the morning: now used chiefly in poetry and often with personification. See morning.
  • noun Morrow: usually preceded by the: as, the morn (that is, to-morrow).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The first part of the day; the morning; -- used chiefly in poetry.

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  • noun Morning.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the time period between dawn and noon

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old English morgen.]

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Middle English mōrn, morwen, from Old English morgen, from Proto-Germanic *murginaz (compare West Frisian moarn, Dutch morgen, Norwegian morgon), from pre-Germanic *mr̥kéno, *mr̥kóno, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko (compare Welsh bore ‘morning’, Lithuanian mérkti ‘to blink, twinkle’, Skt márīcih ‘ray of light’), from *mer- ‘to shimmer, glisten’ (compare Greek μέρα (méra) ‘morning’).

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