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  • adj. Relating to, or containing, encrinites.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as encrinal.


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  • Immediately beneath the site of the high altar at Melrose is the resting-place of the heart of Robert Bruce, and to the south of it is a dark-coloured polished slab of encrinital limestone said to mark the grave of Alexander II., who was buried near the high altar in 1249.

    Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys

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