Agassizocrinus

noun
Ag·​as·​siz·​o·​cri·​nus | \ ˌa-gə-ˌsē(z)-ə-ˈkrī-nəs \

Definition of Agassizocrinus

: a genus of fossil crinoids known chiefly from Mississippian formations of North America and characterized by a thick-walled ovoid cup

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First Known Use of Agassizocrinus

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Agassizocrinus

New Latin, from Alexander Agassiz + New Latin -o- + -crinus (from Latin crinis hair)

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“Agassizocrinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Agassizocrinus. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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