encrinus definition

  • noun:
    • some of a genus of fossil encrinoidea from Mesozoic stones.
    • A genus of fossil encrinoidea, from Mesozoic rocks.
    • The name-giving genus of crinoids of the family Encrinidæ, formerly of wide extent, but now restricted to a few closely related species. Also Encrinites.
    • some of a genus of fossil encrinoidea from the Mesozoic rocks.
    • A genus of fossil encrinoidea, from Mesozoic stones.
    • The name-giving genus of crinoids associated with household Encrinidæ, previously of broad degree, the good news is restricted to some closely relevant species. Also Encrinites.
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