wurma
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wurma
wyrma, an; m.: wurme, an; f. A shell-fish from which a purple dye was obtained, a purple dye; also woad, a plant from which a dye is got Wurma murex, wurma, weoloc murice, Wrt. Voc. ii. 56, 64, 62. Wurma, reád godwebb ostrum, 64, 10. Wyrma ostrum, i. 286, 34. Wurman murice, ii. 114, 46. Ungemæccre wurman dispari murice, 141, 19. Mid unilícere wurman, Hpt. Gl. 431, 42. Ungelícum wurman, Anglia xiii. 29, 58. Wolcreádum wurman bistincto cocco sive vermiculo, 29, 56. Twyhíwedum wurman, Hpt. Gl. 431, 31. Mid reádre wurman oǽroceo luto (v. Ald. 75), 524, 40: Wrt. Voc. ii. 52, 48 (printed wurmaman). Wurman geblonden, Exon. Th. 218, 14; Ph. 294. Wyrman murice, Wrt. Voc. ii. 77, 23: 89, 29. Wyrman (printed wyrmaman, cf. 52, 48) luto, 87, 32. Wyrman (purpureo) ostro, Hpt. Gl. 522, 5. Genim myrran and hwít récels and safinam and saluiam and wurman, Lchdm. ii. 294, 24. Wurmum muricibus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 55, 20: Hpt. Gl. 524, 27. Wurman, 431, 47. [O. Frs. worma: O. H. Ger. wurmo vermiculus.] v. cor-, corn-, feld-, stán-wurma; wurm-reád.
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