Echinoid



[ih-kahy-noid, ek-uh-noid] /ɪˈkaɪ nɔɪd, ˈɛk əˌnɔɪd/

adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the class Echinoidea, comprising mainly sea urchins and sand dollars.
noun
2.
any echinoderm of the Echinoidea.
/ɪˈkaɪnɔɪd; ˈɛkə-/
noun
1.
any of the echinoderms constituting the class Echinoidea, typically having a rigid ovoid body. The class includes the sea urchins and sand dollars
adjective
2.
of or belonging to this class

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