[myoo r-i-keyt] /ˈmyʊər ɪˌkeɪt/
adjective, Botany, Zoology.
covered with short, sharp points.
(biology) having a surface roughened by numerous short points: muricate stems
[myoo r-ee-uh l] /ˈmyʊər i əl/ noun 1. a female given name. fem. proper name, probably Celtic and meaning literally “sea bright,” cf. Welsh Meriel, Meryl, Irish Muirgheal, earlier Muirgel, from muir “sea” (see mere (n.)) + geal “bright.”
- Muriel spark
[spahrk] /spɑrk/ noun 1. Muriel (Sarah) (Camberg) 1918–2006, British novelist and writer, born in Scotland. /spɑːk/ noun 1. a fiery particle thrown out or left by burning material or caused by the friction of two hard surfaces 2. 3. anything that serves to animate, kindle, or excite 4. a trace or hint: she doesn’t show […]
[myoo r-ahyn, -in] /ˈmyʊər aɪn, -ɪn/ adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the Muridae, the family of rodents that includes the mice and rats. noun 2. a murine rodent. /ˈmjʊəraɪn; -rɪn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Muridae, an Old World family of rodents, typically having long hairless tails: includes rats and […]
noun 1. any of several grayish, brownish, or russet opossums of the genus Marmosa, inhabiting forests of Central and South America, often having a black, masklike marking on the face.