Definition of Encrinites

1. Noun. (plural of encrinite) ¹



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Definition of Encrinites

1. encrinite [n] - See also: encrinite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encrinites

encraty
encrease
encreased
encreases
encreasing
encreasingly
encrimson
encrimsoned
encrimsoning
encrimsons
encrinal
encrini
encrinic
encrinital
encrinite
encrinites (current term)
encrinitical
encrinoidea
encrinus
encrisped
encroach
encroach upon
encroached
encroacher
encroachers
encroaches
encroaching
encroaching(a)
encroachingly
encroachment

Literary usage of Encrinites

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"The seas of hot climates produce larger and more complicated ones, such as the Encr. asterias, Blum.; his aster, L. Fossil encrinites however are very ..."

2. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1837)
"1,) one of the arms is under the process of being reproduced, as Crabs and Lobsters reproduce their lost claws and legs, and many encrinites Moniliformis. ..."

3. The Testimony of the Rocks: Or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two by Hugh Miller (1857)
"The old articulata abound in marks of ingenious mechanical contrivance. The trilobites were covered over back and Fig. 95. Fig. 9,3. encrinites ..."

4. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1840)
"... OF encrinites. ART. VIII.— On a recent species of Crinoidea, or encrinites, constituting the type of a new genus ..."

5. Journal of a Tour Through the United States, and in Canada, Made During the by Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny (1843)
"... distinctly divided into beds, from one to six inches thick, so as to form a series of steps. This limestone contains trilobites, encrinites, ..."

6. Elements of Geology by Charles Lyell (1839)
"Subdivisions of the Oolitic group — Fossil shells — Corals in the calcareous divisions only — Buried forest of encrinites in Bradford clay — Changes in ..."

7. Elements of Geology by Charles Lyell (1845)
"Subdivisions of the Oolitic group—Fossil shells—Corals in the calcareous divisions only—Buried forest of encrinites in Bradford clay—Changes in organic life ..."

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