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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The name-giving genus of crinoids of the family Encrinidæ, formerly of wide extent, but now restricted to a few closely related species. Also Encrinites.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Paleon.) A genus of fossil encrinoidea, from the Mesozoic rocks.

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  • noun paleontology Any of a genus of fossil encrinoidea from the Mesozoic rocks.

Etymologies

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New Latin. See encrinite.

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