adjective mu·rine \ˈmyr-ˌīn\

Definition of MURINE

:  of or relating to a murid genus (Mus) or its subfamily (Murinae) which includes the common household rats and mice; also :  of, relating to, or involving these rodents and especially the house mouse
murine noun

Origin of MURINE

ultimately from Latin mur-, mus
First Known Use: circa 1729

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole


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