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M maurus
; as, M. maurus, the moor macaque of the East Indies.
Macacus maurus
Moor Moor, n. [OE. mor, AS. m[=o]r moor, morass; akin to D. moer moor, G. moor, and prob. to Goth. marei sea, E. mere. See Mere a lake.] 1. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath. In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor. --Carew. 2. A game preserve consisting of moorland. Moor buzzard (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. [Prov. Eng.] Moor coal (Geol.), a friable variety of lignite. Moor cock (Zo["o]l.), the male of the moor fowl or red grouse of Europe. Moor coot. (Zo["o]l.) See Gallinule. Moor fowl. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European ptarmigan, or red grouse (Lagopus Scoticus). (b) The European heath grouse. See under Heath. Moor game. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Moor fowl (above). Moor grass (Bot.), a tufted perennial grass (Sesleria c[ae]rulea), found in mountain pastures of Europe. Moor hawk (Zo["o]l.), the marsh harrier. Moor hen. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The female of the moor fowl. (b) A gallinule, esp. the European species. See Gallinule. (c) An Australian rail (Tribonyx ventralis). Moor monkey (Zo["o]l.), the black macaque of Borneo (Macacus maurus). Moor titling (Zo["o]l.), the European stonechat (Pratinocola rubicola).
Semnopithecus maurus
Loutou Lou*tou", n. [Native names.] (Zo["o]l.) A crested black monkey (Semnopithecus maurus) of Java.

Meaning of Maurus from wikipedia

- Maurus is a Latin given name. It can refer to: Saints Saint Maurus of Parentium (3rd century), the first bishop of Parentium and the patron saint of Poreč...
- diligence and purity gave him the surname of Maurus, after the favourite disciple of Benedict, Saint Maurus. Returning to Fulda, in 803 he was entrusted...
- at the same time as Saint Maurus. The incident has been reproduced in many medieval and Renaissance paintings. Saints Maurus and Placidus are venerated...
- Carabus maurus maurus is a subspecies of beetle from Carabidae family, that can be found in Armenia, Georgia, and Turkey. The species are black coloured...
- Scorpio maurus is a species of North African and Middle Eastern scorpion, also known as the large-clawed scorpion or Israeli gold scorpion. This is a small/medium-sized...
- Elisabeth Corrin Maurus (born November 21, 1982), known as Lissie, is an American singer-songwriter. She released her debut EP, "Why You Runnin'", in November...
- Excluding Vatican City This hypothesis originates from the Roman Grammarian Maurus Servius Honoratus. This hypothesis originates from Plutarch. "Statistiche...
- Rothschildia maurus is a moth of the family Saturniidae. It is found in South America, including Paraguay, Argentina and Bolivia....
- Maurus Servius Honoratus was a late fourth-century and early fifth-century grammarian, with the contemporary re****tion of being the most learned man of...
- Epicrates maurus is a species of non-venomous constrictor, in the family Boinae, found in Amazon region of South America. Common name is Colombian rainbow...
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