Definition of muruk in English:

muruk

noun

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

Pronunciation

muruk

/ˈmʊərʊk/ /ˈmuːrʊk/

Origin

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