[myoo r-ahyn, -in] /ˈmyʊər aɪn, -ɪn/
belonging or pertaining to the Muridae, the family of rodents that includes the mice and rats.
a murine rodent.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Muridae, an Old World family of rodents, typically having long hairless tails: includes rats and mice
resembling a mouse or rat
any animal belonging to the Muridae
c.1600, from Latin murinus, from mus “mouse” (see mouse (n.)).
murine mu·rine (myur’īn’)
Of, relating to, or transmitted by a member of the rodent family Muridae, including rats and mice.
noun 1. any of several grayish, brownish, or russet opossums of the genus Marmosa, inhabiting forests of Central and South America, often having a black, masklike marking on the face.
- Murine typhus
murine typhus n. A comparatively mild, acute, endemic form of typhus caused by the microorganism Rickettsia typhi, transmitted from rats to humans by fleas and characterized by fever, headache, and muscular pain. Also called endemic typhus.
[mur-jahyt] /ˈmɜr dʒaɪt/ noun, Islam. 1. a member of a sect asserting that a man cannot be judged by his present or past actions and that such judgment must be left to God.
[murk] /mɜrk/ noun 1. darkness; gloom: the murk of a foggy night. adjective 2. Archaic. dark; . /mɜːk/ noun 1. gloomy darkness adjective 2. an archaic variant of murky /mɜːk/ verb (transitive) (slang) 1. to murder (a person) 2. to defeat (a team) convincingly n c.1300, myrke, from Old Norse myrkr “darkness,” from Proto-Germanic *merkwjo- […]