Entrochal

En´tro`chal


a.1.Pertaining to, or consisting of, entrochites, or the joints of encrinites; - used of a kind of stone or marble.
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The other Cabinet contains choice specimens from Cornwall and other Counties in this Kingdom, a select collection from Scotland, and a specimen of Shell-Limestone from Schallpenstadt in the Duchy of Brunswick, containing the head of an Enchrynus, of the fragments of which species of Petrifaction the Entrochal [crinoidal] "Marble of this County is formed" (Watson, 1811).
CHARLESTON West Virginia CHARLETONS (OED stealth 1668q Charleton's), ENTROCHALS (pl of entrochal, OED adj), HORN-CASTLE (Lincolnshire), NORTHSCALE (North Scale, Cumbria), RANCHOTELS (pl of ranchotel, OED unit 1953q)