Perforata
Perforata Per`fo*ra"ta (p[~e]r`f[-o]*r[=a]"t[.a]), n. pl. [NL. See {Perforate}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A division of corals including those that have a porous texture, as Porites and Madrepora; -- opposed to Aporosa. (b) A division of Foraminifera, including those having perforated shells. [1913 Webster]

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  • Perforata — Aporosa Ap o*ro sa, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ?. See {Aporia}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of corals in which the coral is not porous; opposed to {Perforata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • perforata — per·fo·ra·ta …   English syllables

  • perforata — ˌ ̷ ̷fəˈräd.ə, rād.ə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of perforatus more at perforate 1. : a division of corals including those (as members of the genus Porites) whose ske …   Useful english dictionary

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