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Definition of Moor


  1. One of a mixed race inhabiting Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, and Tripoli, chiefly along the coast and in towns.
  2. Any individual of the swarthy races of Africa or Asia which have adopted the Mohammedan religion.
  3. An extensive waste covered with patches of heath, and having a poor, light soil, but sometimes marshy, and abounding in peat; a heath.
  4. A game preserve consisting of moorland.
  5. To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf.
  6. Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.
  7. To cast anchor; to become fast.

Moor Translations

moor in Afrikaans is Moor
moor in Dutch is onderbinden, meren
moor in Dutch is aanbinden
moor in French is lier, attacher
moor in Portuguese is Amarre