Associations to the word «Mora»


MORA, noun. (Scottish law) A delay in bringing a claim.
MORA, noun. (poetics) A unit used to measure lines and stanzas of poetry.
MORA, noun. (phonology) A unit of syllable weight used in phonology, by which stress, foot structure, or timing of utterance is determined in some languages (e.g. Japanese).
MORA, noun. (botany) Any tree of the genus Mora of large South American trees.
MORA, noun. Any fish of the genus Mora
MORA, noun. The common mora
MORA, noun. Alternative form of morra (finger-counting game)
MORA, noun. An ancient Spartan military unit of about a sixth of the Spartan army, typically composed of hoplites.
MORA, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Fabaceae   — timber trees of the tropical Americas.
MORA, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Moridae   — a deep-sea fish, the common mora.
MORA, proper noun. A female given name
MORA MORO, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Moridae   — the common mora, a deep-sea cod-like fish.

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