jird

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

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jird (plural jirds)

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  1. Any of various agricultural pest rodents of genus Meriones and rodents of certain species in the genera Sekeetamys, Brachiones, and sometimes Pachyuromys.

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