a fossil crinoid.
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Origin of stone lily
First recorded in 1800–10
Words nearby stone lily
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Example sentences from the Web for stone-lily
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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