from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various marine crinoids having a flowerlike body supported by a long stalk and usually anchored to the ocean floor in deep water.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A living crinoid; a lily-star; a feather-star. The fossil encrinites are commonly distinguished as stone-lilies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Zoöl.) A crinoid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any of several
stalked crinoids, which use the stalk to fix themselves in the bottom of the sea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun crinoid with delicate radiating arms and a stalked body attached to a hard surface
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