Definition of Muraenas
1. muraena [n] - See also: muraena
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Literary usage of Muraenas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Ancient Art by Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1872)
"But the most remarkable thing among them is the reservoir, piscina, of muraenas, sea-eels; it is surrounded by walls, and situated on the sea-shore. ..."
2. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"The muraenas are large marine eels remarkable for their bright spotted or mottled coloration, ... The muraenas, of which there are more than eighty ..."
3. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association by American philological association (1898)
"... of native Latin usage; its decisive importance in our inquiry I need not emphasize. II. Lucilius (ed. Lachmann-Vahlen) v. 276 muraenas, 21 ..."
4. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"In ancient Rome the muraenas, or sea eels, were thought to have a regular language—" low and sweet, and with an intimation so fascinating that few could ..."
5. The Caroline Islands: Travel in the Sea of the Little Lands by Frederick William Christian (1899)
"The coral floor of the pools is thickly pitted with little circular holes, the abode of the muraenas or grey sea-eels, which at the rising of the tide are ..."