Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/07/20 Murine

Murine (adjective, noun)
murine [ myoo r-ahyn, -in ]


adjective
1. belonging or pertaining to the Muridae, the family of rodents that includes the mice and rats.

noun
2. a murine rodent.

WORDS RELATED TO MURINE
vermin

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Origin: 1600–10; < Latin mūrīnus of mice, equivalent to mūr- (stem of mūs) mouse + -īnus -ine

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