crinite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin crinitus.

Adjective[edit]

crinite (comparative more crinite, superlative most crinite)

  1. Having the appearance of a tuft of hair.
  2. Having a hair-like tail or train.
    • Fairfax
      Comate, crinite, caudate stars.
  3. (botany) Bearded or tufted with hairs.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Gray to this entry?)

Noun[edit]

crinite (plural crinites)

  1. (zoology) A fossil crinoid.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for crinite in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crīnīte

  1. vocative masculine singular of crīnītus