Crinite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Crinite (Bot) Bearded or tufted with hairs.
    • Crinite Having the appearance of a tuft of hair; having a hairlike tail or train. "Comate, crinite , caudate stars."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • crinite Having the appearance of a tuft of hair.
    • crinite In botany and entomology, having long hairs or having tufts of long, weak, and often bent hairs, on the surface. Also crinate.
    • n crinite A fossil crinoid; an encrinite or stone-lily.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Crinite hairy:
    • n Crinite a fossil crinoid
    • Crinite (bot.) resembling a tuft of hair
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. crinitus, p. p. of crinire, to provide or cover with hair, fr. crinis, hair
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. crinaliscrinis, the hair.