Coralliferous
Coralliferous Cor`al*lif"er*ous, a. [L. corallum coral + -ferous.] Containing or producing coral. [1913 Webster]

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  • coralliferous — adj. [Gr. korallion, coral; ferre, to bear] Pertaining to coral …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coralliferous — /kawr euh lif euhr euhs, kor /, adj. containing or bearing coral; producing coral. [1870 75; < L corall(ium) CORAL + I + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • coralliferous — adjective Producing coral Syn: coralligerous, coralligenous …   Wiktionary

  • coralliferous — bearing coral Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • coralliferous — /ˌkɒrəˈlɪfərəs/ (say .koruh lifuhruhs) adjective containing or bearing coral; producing coral …   Australian English dictionary

  • coralliferous — /kawr euh lif euhr euhs, kor /, adj. containing or bearing coral; producing coral. [1870 75; < L corall(ium) CORAL + I + FEROUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cor|al|lig|er|ous — «KR UHIHJ uhr uhs, KOR », adjective. = coralliferous. (Cf. ↑coralliferous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corallian — Co*ral li*an, n. (Geol.) A deposit of coralliferous limestone forming a portion of the middle division of the o[ o]lite; called also coral rag. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coralligenous — Cor al*lig e*nous, a. producing coral; coralligerous; coralliferous. Humble. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coralligerous — Cor al*lig er*ous, a. [L. corallum coral + gerous.] Producing coral; coralliferous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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