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a fossil crinoid.
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Origin of stone lily
First recorded in 1800–10
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How to use stone lily in a sentence
Encrinite, en′kri-nīt, n. a common fossil crinoid, found thick in limestone and marble—called also Stone-lily.
British Dictionary definitions for stone lily
the fossil of any of several species of sea lily or crinoid
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