crinoid
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkɹʌɪnɔɪd/, /ˈkɹɪnɔɪd/
Noun

crinoid (plural crinoids)

  1. One of the numerous animals that make up the class Crinoidea; the feather stars or sea lilies.
Translations
  • Portuguese: crinoide
  • Russian: криноиде́я
  • Spanish: crinoideo
Adjective

crinoid

  1. Relating to or sharing the qualities and features of the class Crinoidea.
    • 1936, HP Lovecraft, ‘The Haunter of the Dark’:
      It was treasured and placed in its curious box by the crinoid things of Antarctica, salvaged from their ruins by the serpent-men of Valusia, and peered at aeons later in Lemuria by the first human beings.



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