Definition of Moray

1. Noun. Family of brightly colored voracious eels of warm coastal waters; generally nonaggressive to humans but larger species are dangerous if provoked.

Exact synonyms: Moray Eel
Generic synonyms: Eel
Group relationships: Family Muraenidae, Muraenidae



Definition of Moray

1. n. A muræna.

Definition of Moray

1. Proper noun. A county in northern Scotland. ¹

2. Noun. Any of the large cosmopolitan carnivorous eels of the family Muraenidae. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Moray

1. a tropical eel [n -RAYS]

Medical Definition of Moray

1. A muraena. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moray

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Literary usage of Moray

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1. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"But Moray, although he had been ostensibly able to approve the Spanish match, now foresaw the Queen's emancipation from the control of the Protestant lords ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"But Moray, although he had been ostensibly able to approve the Spanish match, now foresaw the Queen's emancipation from the control of the Protestant lords ..."

3. Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban by William Forbes Skene (1880)
"The first of these great Celtic tribes to break up was that Moray. which formed the great earldom, or rather petty kingdom, of Moray. ..."

4. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and by John Burke (1835)
"He is witness to a charter in the chartu- lary of Moray, in which there is a donation made to the church of Spynie, and is designed—" Domino ..."

5. A Short History of Scotland by Peter Hume Brown (1908)
"THE REGENT Moray present day. We see, therefore, that in those times of which ... The Regent Moray was now the ruler of Scotland, and he was a Protestant, ..."

6. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1899)
"... but instantly expelled—Sir Andrew Moray chosen Regent by the Royalists, but is made Prisoner—Siege of Berwick by the English—Battle of Halidon ..."

7. A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans by James Browne (1849)
"The Earl of Moray, ten years afterwards, again took the field for the purpose of overthrowing the government of King David; but the latter having collected ..."

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