actinocrinite

noun
ac·​ti·​no·​cri·​nite | \ ˌak-tə-(ˌ)nō-ˈkrī-ˌnīt \
plural -s

Definition of actinocrinite

: a fossil crinoid of Actinocrinus or a related genus

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First Known Use of actinocrinite

1839, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for actinocrinite

probably from French, from New Latin Actinocrinus + French -ite

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“Actinocrinite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/actinocrinite. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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