stone lily

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noun

a fossil crinoid.

Nearby words

  1. stone deaf,
  2. stone fruit,
  3. stone fungus,
  4. stone heart,
  5. stone lantern,
  6. stone marten,
  7. stone massage,
  8. stone mint,
  9. stone mountain,
  10. stone parsley

Origin of stone lily

First recorded in 1800–10

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British Dictionary definitions for stone-lily

stone-lily

noun

the fossil of any of several species of sea lily or crinoid
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