murine

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

mu·rine

adjective \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: murine typhus
Previous Word in the Dictionary: murid
All Words Near: murine

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up murine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).