Meaning of crinoid


Pronunciation: (krī'noid, krin'oid), [key]
— n.
  1. any echinoderm of the class Crinoidea, having a cup-shaped body to which are attached branched, radiating arms, comprising the sea lilies, feather stars, and various fossil forms.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the Crinoidea.
  2. lilylike.
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