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Murex

ˈmjʊərɛks

Meanings of Murex:

noun

A predatory tropical marine mollusc, the shell of which bears spines and forms a long, narrow canal extending downwards from the aperture.

Usage examples:

The region around tyre was well known in the ancient world for its purple dye made from the murex g…

Murexes

ˈmjʊərɛks

Meanings of Murexes:

noun

A predatory tropical marine mollusc, the shell of which bears spines and forms a long, narrow canal extending downwards from the aperture.

Usage examples:

The region around tyre was well known in the ancient world for its purple dye made from the murex g…

Meanings of Murexide:

noun

The acid ammonium salt of purpuric acid, a purple-red crystalline solid used in complexometric titrations; 5,5'-nitrilodibarbituric acid ammonium, c₈ h₈ n₆ o₆. also (more fully "murexide colour"): the characteristic purple-red colour of this salt.

Meanings of Murgeon:

noun

Originally: dirt, refuse, dregs. later: wet peaty soil; mortar or cement from old walls, especially used as manure.

Muriate

ˈmjʊərɪət

Meanings of Muriate:

noun

Archaic term for chloride.

Muriates

ˈmjʊərɪət

Meanings of Muriates:

noun

Archaic term for chloride.

Muricate

ˈmjʊərɪkət

Meanings of Muricate:

adjective

Studded with short rough points.

Usage examples:

For example, a specimen-dependent (not species-dependent) character such as the pustules of the mur…

Murices

ˈmjʊərɛks

Meanings of Murices:

noun

A predatory tropical marine mollusc, the shell of which bears spines and forms a long, narrow canal extending downwards from the aperture.

Usage examples:

The region around tyre was well known in the ancient world for its purple dye made from the murex g…

Meanings of Muricid:

noun

A predatory gastropod mollusc of the family muricidae; a murex.

adjective

Of or belonging to the family muricidae.

Meanings of Muriciform:

adjective

Resembling a murex or muricid.

Meanings of Muricoid:

adjective

Relating to or characteristic of a murex or muricid.

Meanings of Muriculate:

adjective

Minutely muricate.

Murid

mjʊˈriːd

Meanings of Murid:

noun

A rodent of a very large family ( muridae ) which includes most kinds of rats, mice, and voles.

Meanings of Muridism:

noun

An islamic revival movement active in the caucasus throughout the 19th century, which advocated the rising of muslims against their religious and political russian opponents.

Meanings of Murids:

noun

A rodent of a very large family ( muridae ) which includes most kinds of rats, mice, and voles.

Meanings of Muriform:

adjective

Composed of cells that are arranged in a regular fashion, like bricks in a wall.

Meanings of Murine:

adjective

Relating to or affecting mice or related rodents.

Usage examples:

We examined these effects on the recovery of divergence dates within anthropoid primates and betwee…

Muring

mjʊə

Meanings of Muring:

verb

Imprison or shut up in an enclosed space.

Usage examples:

They are not a little tired of being mured up in the cottage

Meanings of Muriti:

noun

More fully "miriti palm". = moriche .

Murk

mɜːk

Meanings of Murk:

noun

Darkness or thick mist that makes it difficult to see.

Usage examples:

My eyes were straining to see through the murk of the rainy evening
adjective

Murky; gloomy.

Usage examples:

The sun peered down at her from the murk grey cloud rumbling their way down their road in the sky.

Murkier

ˈmɜː.ki

Meanings of Murkier:

adjective

Dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist.

Usage examples:

The sky was murky and a thin drizzle was falling

Murkiest

ˈmɜː.ki

Meanings of Murkiest:

adjective

Dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist.

Usage examples:

The sky was murky and a thin drizzle was falling

Meanings of Murky:

adjective

Dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist.

Usage examples:

The sky was murky and a thin drizzle was falling

Meanings of Murlin:

noun

A round basket with a narrow mouth, used especially for holding fish.

Meanings of Murly:

adjective

Of earth or (later) an item of food, especially cheese: crumbly, friable.

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