Porites Po*ri"tes, n. [NL., fr. Gr. po`ros a pore.] (Zo["o]l.) An important genus of reef-building corals having small twelve-rayed calicles, and a very porous coral. Some species are branched, others grow in large massive or globular forms. [1913 Webster]

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