from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The leading genus of Muridæ, typical of the subfamily Murinæ.
  • n. An abbreviation of music, musical;
  • n. of museum.

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  • n. type genus of the Muridae: common house mice; the tips of the upper incisors have a square notch


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