moray moray  /mə ˈreɪ/


  • (n) family of brightly colored voracious eels of warm coastal waters; generally nonaggressive to humans but larger species are dangerous if provoked


  1. Next down are the species that compose the ecosystems: swallowtail butterflies, moray eels, people.
  2. There, armed with a spear, he harpoons a mullet, merou, moray, ray, octopus, none of which is so suspicious of man underwater as of man out.
  3. That moray eel, which figures in the book's penultimate scene, is unlikely to start a craze or appear on T shirts.


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  1. Brendan Dick, BT Scotland director, said: "Aberdeenshire, Shetland, Stirling, Aberdeen and Moray are in a league of their own when it comes to broadband take-up.
    on May 28, 2007 By: St Brendan Source: BBC News

  2. Malcolm Wicks said: "Most areas covered by the 24th offshore oil and gas licensing round have had the go ahead but I was concerned about the dolphin populations in Cardigan Bay and also the Moray Firth. That's why I commissioned the St Andrew's...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Malcolm Wicks Source: (komunikaty prasowe)

  3. Mr Robertson said: "Scotland offers the right combination of aeronautical, technical and climactic factors to host these flights and RAF Lossiemouth in Moray is acknowledged as the leading site for operations."
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Angus Robertson Source:

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