muricid

adjective
mu·​ricid | \ ˈmyu̇rəsə̇d, myu̇ˈris- \

Definition of muricid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the Muricidae

muricid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of muricid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mollusk of the family Muricidae : murex sense 1b

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Adjective

New Latin Muricidae

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“Muricid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muricid. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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