[krahy-noid, krin-oid] /ˈkraɪ nɔɪd, ˈkrɪn ɔɪd/
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.
belonging or pertaining to the Crinoidea.
any primitive echinoderm of the class Crinoidea, having delicate feathery arms radiating from a central disc. The group includes the free-swimming feather stars, the sessile sea lilies, and many stemmed fossil forms
of, relating to, or belonging to the Crinoidea
shaped like a lily
1836, Latinized from Greek krinoeides “lily-like,” from krinon “lily” (a foreign word of unknown origin) + -oeides “like” (see -oid).
Any of various marine echinoderms of the class Crinoidea. Crinoids have a cup-shaped body with five or more feathery arms and sometimes a stalk for attachment to a surface. The arms contain reproductive organs and sensory tube feet. Crinoids were common during the Paleozoic Era and are important index fossils. Sea lilies and feather stars are types of crinoids.
[krahy-nuh-jen-ik, krin-uh-] /ˌkraɪ nəˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌkrɪn ə-/ adjective 1. stimulating secretion. crinogenic crin·o·gen·ic (krĭn’ə-jěn’ĭk) adj. Stimulating a gland to increased function; causing secretion.
/ˈkrɪŋkəmˈkræŋkəm/ noun 1. a fanciful name for any object that is full of twists and turns
[kring-klee] /ˈkrɪŋ kli/ adjective, crinklier, crinkliest. 1. having . 2. making a rustling noise. /ˈkrɪŋklɪ/ adjective 1. wrinkled; crinkled noun (pl) -lies 2. (slang) an old person
[krokt] /krɒkt/ adjective, Slang. 1. . [krok] /krɒk/ noun 1. a person or thing that is old, decrepit, or broken-down. 2. Slang. a person who complains about or insists on being treated for an imagined illness. 3. an old ewe. 4. an old worn-out horse. verb (used with object) 5. British Slang. to disable or […]