Definition of murrey in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌri/


[mass noun] archaic
1A deep purple-red cloth: the saddlecloth was of murrey, worked with silver thread
1.1The deep purple-red colour of a mulberry.
1.2 Heraldry another term for sanguine.


Late Middle English: via Old French from medieval Latin moratus, from morum 'mulberry'.

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