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murid1

Syllabification: mu·rid
Pronunciation: /ˈmyo͝orid
 
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noun

Zoology
A rodent of a very large family (Muridae) that includes most kinds of rats, mice, and voles.
Example sentences
  • 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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murid2

Syllabification: mu·rid
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈmyo͝orid/

noun

1A follower of a Muslim holy man, especially a Sufi disciple.
Example sentences
  • 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 that advocated rebellion against the Russians in the Caucasus in the late 19th century.
Example sentences
  • 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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