A member of a NW African Muslim people of mixed Berber and Arab descent. In the 8th century they conquered the Iberian peninsula, but were finally driven out of their last stronghold in Granada at the end of the 15th century
A tract of open uncultivated upland, typically covered with heather
Make fast (a boat) by attaching it by cable or rope to the shore or to an anchor
a boat was moored to the end of the dock
there was also a good stock of grouse on the moor
A therapeutic treatment in which a patient is buried up to the neck in peat.
A bird which inhabits moorland; especially a grouse.
Disease seen in livestock grazing on moorland, or attributed to this; (probably) specifically moor-ill and wood-evil.
The red grouse, Lagopus lagopus.
Disease seen in livestock (especially cattle) grazing on moorland, or attributed to this; especially (a) redwater (bovine babesiosis); (b) a (supposed) form of enteritis often accompanied by muscular stiffness and grunting respiration.
Any of several plants of the genus Vaccinium (family Ericaceae), especially the bog bilberry, V. uliginosum, and the cranberry, V. oxycoccos.
An area of managed moorland for the shooting of red grouse
Either of two coarse upland grasses found in Eurasia:
The burning of heather, wild grass, etc., on a moor.
A tailless brownish-black macaque, Macaca maura, native to south-western Sulawesi (by earlier authors often confused with related species, or mistakenly supposed to come from Borneo).
Chiefly Heraldry. A representation of the head of a Moor.
A battle of the English Civil War, fought in 1644 on Marston Moor near York, in which the Royalist armies suffered a defeat which fatally weakened Charles I’s cause
A small aquatic rail with mainly blackish plumage
A wasting disease of sheep; specifically liver rot (hepatic fascioliasis) and cobalt deficiency.
An apricot of a large orange-fleshed variety
A wiry, densely tufted grass, Nardus stricta, often dominating acid heaths and moorland in Europe and temperate Asia (also moor mat-grass).