Encrinoidea
Encrinoidea En`cri*noid"e*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Encrinus} and {-oid}.] (Zo["o]l.) That order of the Crinoidea which includes most of the living and many fossil forms, having jointed arms around the margin of the oral disk; -- also called {Brachiata} and {Articulata}. See Illusts. under {Comatula} and {Crinoidea}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Articulata — Encrinoidea En cri*noid e*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Encrinus} and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) That order of the Crinoidea which includes most of the living and many fossil forms, having jointed arms around the margin of the oral disk; also called {Brachiata}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brachiata — Encrinoidea En cri*noid e*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Encrinus} and { oid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) That order of the Crinoidea which includes most of the living and many fossil forms, having jointed arms around the margin of the oral disk; also called {Brachiata}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Encrini — Encrinus En cri*nus, n.; pl. {Encrini}. [NL. See {Encrinite}.] (Paleon.) A genus of fossil encrinoidea, from the Mesozoic rocks. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Encrinus — En cri*nus, n.; pl. {Encrini}. [NL. See {Encrinite}.] (Paleon.) A genus of fossil encrinoidea, from the Mesozoic rocks. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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