There are 2 definitions of murid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmjʊərɪd
 
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noun

Zoology
  • A rodent of a very large family (Muridae) which includes most kinds of rats, mice, and voles.
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    • Two prime examples of this are the murid rodents (Chinese vole, Norway rat, and house mouse) and the lagomorphs (rabbit, European hare, and pika).
    • These include the shrews, some moles, some bats, the striped skunk, the pinniped carnivores, toothed whales, the aardvark, and murid rodents.
    • Within rodents, relations are similar to those obtained and discussed previously, notably without any resolution of the relations between four main rodent lineages: murids, sciurids, glirids, and hystricognaths.

Origin

early 20th century: from modern Latin Muridae (plural), based on Latin mus, mur- 'mouse'.

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There are 2 definitions of murid in English:

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Pronunciation: /mjʊˈriːd
 
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noun

  • 1A follower of a Muslim saint, especially a Sufi disciple.
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    • With the devotee - master or disciple, shaykh or murid - we are made aware of a new and culturally salient perspective on music.
  • 1.1 (Murid) A member of any of several Muslim movements, especially one which advocated rebellion against the Russians in the Caucasus in the late 19th century.
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    • The Murid Islamic Community in America held their annual Celebration of Sheikh Ahmadou Bamba Friday, July 28, 2000.
    • The Czar moved quickly to quell any other uprising, officially annexing the tribal heartlands and forcing thousands of murids, as well as entire clans, to flee to the Ottoman Empire.
    • As Shamil's murids [adherents or partisans] continued to resist, Russian forces poured into the region, eventually capturing Shamil in 1859.

Origin

from Arabic murīd, literally 'he who desires'.

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Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea