[ ih-kahy-noid, ek-uh-noid ]
/ ɪˈkaɪ nɔɪd, ˈɛk əˌnɔɪd /
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belonging or pertaining to the class Echinoidea, comprising mainly sea urchins and sand dollars.
any echinoderm of the Echinoidea.
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Example sentences from the Web for echinoid
A pair of ciliated epaulettes on each side of and behind the ciliated ring is very characteristic of some Echinoid larv.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The rows of plates in an Echinoid which are not perforated for the emission of the "tube-feet."The Ancient Life History of the Earth|Henry Alleyne Nicholson
British Dictionary definitions for echinoid
/ (ɪˈkaɪnɔɪd, ˈɛkə-) /
any of the echinoderms constituting the class Echinoidea, typically having a rigid ovoid body. The class includes the sea urchins and sand dollars
of or belonging to this class
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