Amurcous \A*mur"cous\, a. [LL. amurcosus, L. amurca the dregs of olives, Gr. 'amo`rghs, fr. 'ame`rgein to pluck.] Full off dregs; foul. [R.] --Knowles. [1913 Webster]

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  • amurcous — amurcous, a. ? Obs. 0 (əˈmɜːkəs) [f. L. amurca lees of oil, ad. Gr. ἀµόργη + ous.] ‘Full of dregs, foul.’ Ash 1775. (Also in mod. Dicts.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • amurcous — adjective Smelly; stinky …   Wiktionary

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