Origin of crinoid
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Historical Examples of crinoid
Applied to the cup-shaped body of a Crinoid (Echinodermata).The Ancient Life History of the Earth
Henry Alleyne Nicholson
The ossicles, or plates which cover the dorsal surface, are free, making the crinoid an animal of innumerable joints.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
This subkingdom comprises at present such familiar forms as the crinoid, the starfish, and the sea urchin.
The cystoid reaches its climax, but there appear now two higher types of echinoderms,—the crinoid and the starfish.
The clay came into notice late in the 18th century on account of the local abundance of the crinoid Apiocrinus Parkinsoni.
Word Origin for crinoid
1836, Latinized from Greek krinoeides "lily-like," from krinon "lily" (a foreign word of unknown origin) + -oeides "like" (see -oid).