Sea lily
Sea lily Sea" lil"y (Zo["o]l.) A crinoid. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea lily — n. any of several orders of stalked and attached crinoids …   English World dictionary

  • sea lily — a stalked, sessile crinoid. See illus. under crinoid. [1875 80] * * * ▪ echinoderm       any crinoid marine invertebrate animal (class Crinoidea, phylum Echinodermata) in which the adult is fixed to the sea bottom by a stalk. Other crinoids (such …   Universalium

  • sea lily — sea′ lil′y n. ivt a stalked, permanently attached crinoid • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • sea lily — noun Any of several stalked crinoids, which use the stalk to fix themselves in the bottom of the sea …   Wiktionary

  • sea lily — noun Date: 1851 crinoid; especially a stalked crinoid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sea lily — noun a sedentary marine echinoderm which has a small body on a long jointed stalk, with feather like arms to trap food. [Class Crinoidea.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • sea lily — /ˈsi lɪli/ (say see lilee) noun → crinoid (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • sea lily — noun crinoid with delicate radiating arms and a stalked body attached to a hard surface • Hypernyms: ↑crinoid • Member Holonyms: ↑Ptilocrinus, ↑genus Ptilocrinus …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sea — n. 1 the expanse of salt water that covers most of the earth s surface and surrounds its land masses. 2 any part of this as opposed to land or fresh water. 3 a particular (usu. named) tract of salt water partly or wholly enclosed by land (the… …   Useful english dictionary

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