encrinite

noun en·cri·nite \ˈeŋkrəˌnīt, ˈenk-\

Definition of encrinite

plural

-s

  1. :  crinoid; especially :  a fossil crinoid (such as one belonging to or like one belonging to the genus Encrinus)

encrinitic

or

encrinitical

\-tə̇kəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of encrinite

New Latin encrinites, from Encrinus + -ites -ite


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