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Noun: mora (morae,moras)  mo-ru
  1. A unit used to measure lines and stanzas of poetry
     
  2. A leguminous tree of Guiana and Trinidad; also its timber
     
  3. Delay; esp., culpable delay; postponement
     
  4. Italian game of guessing the number of fingers extended in a quick movement of the hand

Derived forms: morae, moras

Encyclopedia: Mora, Sater