jird

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Probably from Arabic جُرَذ (juraḏ, a desert rodent with black tail tips, like many species in the genus Meriones).

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jird (plural jirds)

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  1. Any of various rodents of the genera Meriones, Sekeetamys, Brachiones, and sometimes Pachyuromys, an agricultural pest.

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