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Latest revision as of 18:51, July 20, 2012

Moribund
Physical information
Species

Human

Affiliation
Occupation

Owner of Moribund's

Loyalty

Moribund's

Moribund was the shopkeeper of Moribund's, in Knockturn Alley. The shop is the neighbouring shop of The Spiny Serpent and is opposite Borgin and Burkes. The shop's door is kept locked at all times, despite the shop being open. This allows Moribund to have a select customer market. As the forebear of shopkeeper Garrick Ollivander did in the case of Ollivanders Wand Shop, Moribund chose to give his establishment the family name. The shop is lit by candle light and has a rather messy exterior.

EtymologyEdit

'Moribund' is of Latin origin, mori - to die and bundus being a suffix. Moribund is also an adjective having three defintions: 1.in a dying state; near death, 2. on the verge of extinction or termination, 3. not progressing or advancing; stagnant. In its modern usage, it often suggests an apathy and listlessness which preclude much hope of improvement.

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