Definition of muruk in English:

muruk

(also moruk)

noun

  • A cassowary; specifically the dwarf cassowary, Casuarius bennetti, native to the highlands of New Guinea and New Britain.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From a language of New Britain or Duke of York Island, probably originally imitative.

Pronunciation

muruk

/ˈmʊərʊk//ˈmuːrʊk/