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Word of the Day 01/14/17 Murmuration

Murmuration (noun)
murmuration [mur-muh-rey-shuh n]


noun
1. an act or instance of murmuring.
2. a flock of starlings.

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Origin: 1350-1400; Middle English < Latin murmurātiōn- (stem of murmurātiō). See murmur, -ation

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