encrinite definition

  • noun:
    • A fossil crinoid, specially one belonging to, or resembling, the genus Encrinus.
    • A fossil crinoid, esp. one owned by, or resembling, the genus Encrinus. Occasionally found in an over-all feeling for any crinoid.
    • Any fossil crinoid; a stone-lily: a phrase especially applied to the ordinary stalked form with a cylindrical stem and well-formed hands.
    • A fossil crinoid, especially one owned by, or resembling, the genus Encrinus.
    • A fossil crinoid, esp. one owned by, or resembling, the genus Encrinus. Often used in a broad good sense for just about any crinoid.
    • Any fossil crinoid; a stone-lily: a term specially placed on the normal stalked kind with a cylindrical stem and well-formed arms.
    • A fossil crinoid, particularly one owned by, or resembling, the genus Encrinus.
    • A fossil crinoid, esp. one belonging to, or resembling, the genus Encrinus. Occasionally used in a broad good sense for crinoid.
    • Any fossil crinoid; a stone-lily: a term particularly applied to the ordinary stalked form with a cylindrical stem and well-formed arms.

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