Definition of Murut in US English:

Murut

noun

  • 1A member of a Dayak people of Borneo, originally inhabiting hill country in the interior of Sabah (North Borneo) and Sarawak, although now more widely dispersed.

  • 2The Malayo-Polynesian language of the Muruts.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or designating the Muruts or their language.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. From Murut Murut, self-designation.

Pronunciation

Murut

/ˈmuːrʊt/