Mavournin
Mavournin Ma*vour"nin, Mavourneen Ma*vour"neen (m[.a]*v[=oo]r"n[=e]n), n. [Ir. mo mhuirnin my darling; mo my + mhuirnin darling.] My darling; -- an Irish term of endearment for a girl or woman. ``Erin mavournin.'' --Campbell. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • mavournin — n. (Irish) mavourneen, darling, dear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mavournin — ma·vour·nin …   English syllables

  • mavournin — noun see mavourneen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mavourneen — Mavournin Ma*vour nin, Mavourneen Ma*vour neen (m[.a]*v[=oo]r n[=e]n), n. [Ir. mo mhuirnin my darling; mo my + mhuirnin darling.] My darling; an Irish term of endearment for a girl or woman. Erin mavournin. Campbell. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mavourneen — /meuh voor neen, vawr , vohr /, n. Irish Eng. darling; dear. Also, mavournin. [1790 1800; < Ir mo mhuirnín my darling] * * * …   Universalium

  • mavourneen — n. (Irish) mavournin, darling, dear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mavourneens — n. (Irish) mavournin, darling, dear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mavourneen — /məˈvɔnin/ (say muh vawneen) noun my darling. Also, mavournin. {Irish Gaelic mo mhuirnīn} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mavourneen — or mavournin [mə voor′nēn] n. [Ir mo muirnīn] Irish my darling …   English World dictionary

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