[myoo r-i-keyt or myoor-i-key-tid]
- covered with short, sharp points.
Origin of muricate
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- biology having a surface roughened by numerous short pointsmuricate stems
Word Origin for muricate
C17: from Latin mūricātus pointed like a murex
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