As nouns the difference between murid and hamster
is that murid
is any member of the muroidea superfamily of rodents while hamster
is any of various old-world rodent species belonging to the subfamily cricetinae.
As nouns the difference between rodent and murid
is that rodent
)a mammal of the order rodentia, characterized by long incisors that grow continuously and are worn down by gnawing while murid
is any member of the muroidea superfamily of rodents.
As an adjective rodent
is gnawing; biting; corroding; applied to a destructive variety of cancer or ulcer.