Dour

Dour

(?), a. [Cf. F. dur, L. durus.] Hard; inflexible; obstinate; sour in aspect; hardy; bold. [Scot.]
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A dour wife, a sour old carlin.
C. Reade.
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Dou"ra

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dourah

(?), n. sorghums of dry regions of Asia and North Africa; A kind of millet. See Durra.
Syn. -- durra, doura, dourah, Egyptian corn, Indian millet, Guinea corn.
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Dou`rou*cou"li

(?), n. (Zol.) A small, nocturnal, South American monkey of the genus Aotus (formerly Nyctipithecus trivirgatus), with large owl-like eyes; hence, the common name owl monkey.
[Written also Durukuli and dourikuli.]

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