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Synonyms for encrust

cover or coat with a crust


Related Words

decorate or cover lavishly (as with gems)

form a crust or a hard layer


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Photo: A colony ofMembranipora triangularis encrusts a single grain of sand.
However, only when this species encrusts larger surfaces in larger colonies are the spines part of its defense.