Definition of muricoid in English:

muricoid

adjective

rare Zoology
  • Relating to or characteristic of a murex or muricid.

Pronunciation

muricoid

/ˈmjʊərɪkɔɪd/ /ˈmjɔːrɪkɔɪd/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From classical Latin mūric-, mūrex murex + -oid.