Definition of Crinoids

1. Noun. (plural of crinoid) ¹



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Definition of Crinoids

1. crinoid [n] - See also: crinoid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crinoids

crinkled
crinkleroot
crinkles
crinklier
crinkliest
crinkliness
crinkling
crinklings
crinkly
crinky
crinogenic
crinoid
crinoidal
crinoidean
crinoideans
crinoids (current term)
crinoline
crinolined
crinolines
crinophagy
crinose
crinosities
crinosity
crinum
crinums
criollo
criollos
criosphinx
criosphinxes
cripe

Literary usage of Crinoids

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1. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"The unequal development of the crinoids.—That the profusion of •corals, however, did not find its sole explanation in clear genial waters rich in food may ..."

2. North American Geology and Palæontology for the Use of Amateurs, Students by Samuel Almond Miller (1889)
"period did the harder parts of crinoids so completely form the limestone, and hence it is pre-eminently the age of crinoids. ..."

3. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1900)
"... crinoids. By FRANK SPRINGER, Bust Las Vegas, NM (Plat* XVI.) At various places in the works of Wachsmuth and Springer the statement has been made that ..."

4. Elements of Zoölogy: A Textbook by Sanborn Tenney (1875)
"THE echinoderms of this order are called crinoids on account of the ... at length drop from the stem and spend the remainder of their life as free crinoids. ..."

5. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science, with Special by James Dwight Dana (1876)
"317, 318), of the class of Polyps, as well as crinoids (Figs. 324, 325), increasing much the ... 325) were the most characteristic kind of crinoids. ..."

6. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1885)
"The crinoids reached their culmination in a variety of forms during Palaeozoic time. Though still enormously abundant in individuals on some parts of the ..."

7. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"Although about 300 living species of crinoids are known, the developmental stages of only one ... In many of the earlier, more primitive crinoids. like ..."

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