Muroid vs Murine - What's the difference?

muroid | murine |


As a noun muroid

is any rodent of the superfamily muroidea.

As an adjective murine is

of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the mouse, rat or (more generally) any mammal of the family muridae.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

muroid

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any rodent of the superfamily Muroidea
  • murine

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, the mouse, rat or (more generally) any mammal of the family Muridae.
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    Hypernyms

    * rodential

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