Madrepora Mad`re*po"ra (m[a^]d`r[-e]*p[=o]"r[.a]), n. [NL. See {Madrepore}.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of reef corals abundant in tropical seas. It includes than one hundred and fifty species, most of which are elegantly branched. -- {Mad`re*po"ral}, a. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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