Corallum
Corallum Co*ral"lum, n. [L.] (Zo["o]l.) The coral or skeleton of a zo["o]phyte, whether calcareous of horny, simple or compound. See {Coral}. [1913 Webster]

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  • corallum — n. [Gr. korallion, coral] The skeleton of a solitary polyp or a colony of corals …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • corallum — co·ral·lum …   English syllables

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  • corail — 1. corail, aux [ kɔraj, o ] n. m. • 1416; coral av. 1150; lat. corallium, gr. korallion 1 ♦ Animal pluricellulaire primitif (cœlentérés, antozoaires) à orifice unique entouré de tentacules urticants, vivant le plus souvent en colonie arborescente …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • coralla — plural of corallum * * * coralla pl. of corallum …   Useful english dictionary

  • atolls — Coral Cor al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium, fr. Gr. kora llion.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barrier reefs — Coral Cor al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium, fr. Gr. kora llion.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black coral — Coral Cor al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium, fr. Gr. kora llion.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brain coral — Coral Cor al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium, fr. Gr. kora llion.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brain stone coral — Coral Cor al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium, fr. Gr. kora llion.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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