from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as Pentacrinus.
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The pentacrinites, the lowest of the echinoderms, have only one living representative in tropical America, where we find at the same time the highest and largest spatangi and holothuridae.
It is a soft, earthy marl, and is made up of fragments of corals, shells, crinoid's or pentacrinites, with sand mechanically mixed.
The pentacrinites, the lowest of the echinoderms, have only one living representative in tropical
Where are you? "he cried; and he looked about the place, up and down, but to all appearances, he was in a _cul de sac_, whose walls were dotted with the fossil stems of _pentacrinites_, over which stalagmitic petrifaction had gradually formed, looking as if dirty water had run over the walls in places, and hardened in the course of time to stone.