any of a family (Muraenidae, order Anguilliformes) of voracious eels of warm seas, characterized by brilliant coloring and found esp. among coral reefs: the Mediterranean moray is valued as a food fish
in full moray eel
Origin of morayPortuguese moreia ; from Classical Latin muraena, kind of fish ; from Classical Greek myraina
administrative division of NE Scotland: formerly a county & district
Any of numerous often brightly colored marine eels of the family Muraenidae, having a large mouth with sharp teeth. Also called moray eel.
Origin of morayPortuguese moréia, from Latin m&umacron;r&emacron;na, from Greek m&umacron;raina, from m&umacron;ros, a kind of eel.