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There are several words ending in "-ine" that can be used to make comparisons to animals. These include equine (resembling a horse), canine (resembling a dog), vulpine (resembling a fox) and porcine (resembling a pig).

Is there a word with the same ending that means resembling a rat?

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Yes, there is murine which appears to be used mainly in academic papers:

of or relating to a murid genus (Mus) or its subfamily (Murinae) which includes the common household rats and mice.

(M-W)

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