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 for murmurous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Murmurous \Mur"mur*ous\, a. [Cf. L. murmuriosus, OF. murmuros.]
     Attended with murmurs; exciting murmurs or complaint;
     murmuring. [Archaic or Poetic]
     [1913 Webster]
           The lime, a summer home of murmurous wings. --Tennyson.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: characterized by soft sounds; "a murmurous brook"; "a
             soughing wind in the pines"; "a slow sad susurrous rustle
             like the wind fingering the pines"- R.P.Warren [syn:
             murmurous, rustling, soughing, susurrous]

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