Definition of Murexes
1. murex [n] - See also: murex
Lexicographical Neighbors of Murexes
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, ..."