Definition of muriciform in English:

muriciform

adjective

rare Zoology Botany
  • Resembling a murex or muricid.

Pronunciation

muriciform

/mjʊəˈrɪsɪfɔːm/ /mjɔːˈrɪsɪfɔːm/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Swainson (1789–1855), naturalist and artist. From classical Latin mūric-, mūrex murex + -iform.