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Meaning of MORA

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mor"a\, n. [It.]
    A game of guessing the number of fingers extended in a quick
    movement of the hand, -- much played by Italians of the lower
    classes.
    
    
  2. \Mo"ra\, n. (Bot.)
    A leguminous tree of Guiana and Trinidad ({Dimorphandra
    excelsa}); also, its timber, used in shipbuilding and making
    furniture.
    
    
  3. \Mo"ra\, n. [L.] (Rom. & Civil Law)
    Delay; esp., culpable delay; postponement.
    
    
 

 

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