Definition of muricoid in English:

muricoid

Pronunciation /ˈmjʊərɪkɔɪd/ /ˈmjɔːrɪkɔɪd/

adjective

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

Origin

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