sea lily


Definition of sea lily

: crinoid especially : a stalked crinoid

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The work is a meditative visual poem about the passage of time set against a stone wall carved with sea lily fossils. Los Angeles Times, "12 dance performances to see in L.A. this fall," 12 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of sea lily

1851, in the meaning defined above

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