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crinite

adjective cri·nite \ˈkrīˌnīt, -riˌ-\

Definition of crinite

  1. :  covered or provided with hairy growths :  like hair or a hair

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Origin and Etymology of crinite

Latin crinitus, past participle of crinire to provide with hair, from crinis hair


First Known Use: 1796


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crinite

noun cri·nite \"\

Definition of crinite

plural

-s

  1. :  a fossil crinoid

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Origin and Etymology of crinite

International Scientific Vocabulary crinoid + -ite


First Known Use: 1826


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