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.
Murut is sometimes regarded as a group of related languages.
Of, relating to, or designating the Muruts or their language.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. From Murut Murut, self-designation.