Definition of Murexes

1. murex [n] - See also: murex



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Murexes

murdochite
murdress
murdresses
mure
mured
murein
murein transglycosylase
mureins
murena
murenas
murenger
murenoid
mures
murex
murexan
murexes (current term)
murexide
murexides
murexoin
murgeon
murgeoned
murgeons
murgh
muri
muriate
muriate of soda
muriated
muriates
muriatic
muriatic acid

Literary usage of Murexes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Incidents of a Collector's Rambles in Australia, New Zealand, and New Guinea by Sherman Foote Denton (1889)
"The shells were in rows, as left by the high tide. Striped Volutes, Top- shells, murexes, Bullas, and thousands of brilliantly colored ..."

2. Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson: With Annotations by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1911)
"... murexes, though there should be no pearl-oyster nor one shell of great rarity and value among them. Time is the little grey man who takes out of his ..."

3. Half a Century of Australasian Progress: A Personal Retrospect by William Westgarth (1889)
"Other indigenous products were pairs of Oryx or Gemsbok horns, beautiful flowers of white coral, and rarely fine shells, particularly spinous murexes, ..."

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