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moor meaning and definition

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MOOR noun

Definition of Moor (noun)

  1. one of the Muslim people of north Africa; of mixed Arab and Berber descent; converted to Islam in the 8th century; conqueror of Spain in the 8th century
  2. open land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss

MOOR verb

Definition of moor (verb)

  1. secure in or as if in a berth or dock
  2. come into or dock at a wharf
    • "the big ship wharfed in the evening"
    • synonyms: berth, wharf
  3. secure with cables or ropes
    • "moor the boat"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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