Perischoechinoida

plural noun
Pe·​ris·​cho·​ech·​i·​noi·​da | \ pə¦ris(ˌ)kōˌekəˈnȯidə \

Definition of Perischoechinoida

: a large order of regular Paleozoic Echinoidea

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History and Etymology for Perischoechinoida

New Latin perischo- (from Greek perischesis surrounding, from periechein, perischein to surround—from peri- + echein, schein to have, hold—+ -sis) + echin- + -oida

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“Perischoechinoida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Perischoechinoida. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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