Definition of


  1. (noun, animal) a rodent that is a member of the family Muridae
  2. (adj, pert) of or relating to or transmitted by a member of the family Muridae (rats and mice)

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Alternate forms of Murine

Derivations: murine

Hypernyms: gnawer, rodent

Origin of the word Murine

  1. c.1600, from L. murinus, from mus "mouse" (see mouse). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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