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
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
genusof fossilencrinoidea from the Mesozoic rocks.
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New Latin. See encrinite.
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