Crinal Cri"nal (kr[imac]"nal), a. [L. crinalis, fr. crinis the hair.] Of or pertaining to the hair. [R.] --Blount. [1913 Webster]

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  • crinal — crinal, ale 1. (kri nal, na l ) adj. Terme d histoire naturelle. Qui est de la grosseur d un crin. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Crin. crinal 2. (kri nal) s. m. Ancien terme de chirurgie. Nom d un instrument servant à comprimer la fistule lacrymale. ÉTYMOLOGIE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • crinal — adj. 2 g. 1. Da crina ou a ela relativo. • s. m. 2. Crineira …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • crinal — adjective /ˈkɹʌɪnəl/ Pertaining to the hair. , 1974: Their hair belonged to some middle crinal zone between aseptic nord and latitudinarian jetwalled lousehouse. Anthony Burgess, The Clockwork Testament …   Wiktionary

  • crinal — cri·nal …   English syllables

  • crinal —   a. pertaining to hair.    ♦ crinite, adj. Biology, covered in soft hair or tufts …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • crinal — ˈkrīnəl adjective Etymology: Latin crinalis, from crinis hair + alis al; akin to Latin crista crest more at crest : of or relating to the hair …   Useful english dictionary

  • crine — crinal, adj. /kruyn/, n. hair; head of hair. [1605 15; < L crinis hair] * * * …   Universalium

  • agassizocrinus — ˌagəˌsē(z)əˈkrīnəs noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Alexander Agassiz + New Latin o + crinus (from Latin crinis hair) more at crinal …   Useful english dictionary

  • crined — ˈkrīnd adjective Etymology: Middle French crin hair (from Latin crinis) + English ed more at crinal : emblazoned with hair a unicorn argent crined or …   Useful english dictionary

  • crinose — crinosity /kruy nos i tee, kri /, n. /kruy nohs, krin ohs/, adj. hairy. [ < L crin(is) hair + OSE1] * * * crīˈnose adjective Hairy • • • Main Entry: ↑crinal …   Useful english dictionary

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