murid

adjective
mu·​rid | \ ˈmyu̇r-əd How to pronounce murid (audio) \

Definition of murid

: of or relating to a family (Muridae) comprising the typical mice and rats and often those rodents classified as cricetids

Other Words from murid

murid noun

First Known Use of murid

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for murid

ultimately from Latin mur-, mus mouse — more at mouse entry 1

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“Murid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/murid. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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murid

noun
mu·​rid | \ ˈmyu̇r-id How to pronounce murid (audio) \

Medical Definition of murid

: any rodent of the family Muridae

Other Words from murid

murid adjective

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