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ma·vour·neen also ma·vour·nin  audio  (m-vrnn) KEY 

NOUN:
Irish
My darling.

ETYMOLOGY:
Irish Gaelic mo mhuirnín : mo, my (from Old Irish; see me-1 in Indo-European roots) + muirnín, darling, diminutive of muirn, delight (from Old Irish, tumult, revels)


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