adjective see coral

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Coralloid — Cor al*loid, a. [L. corallum coral + oid: cf. F. corallo[ i]de.] Having the form of coral; branching like coral. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coralloid — [kôr əl′ə fôm΄kôr′eloid΄] adj. resembling coral in appearance and form: also coralliform [kôr əl′ə fôm΄] or coralloidal …   English World dictionary

  • coralloid — adj. & n. adj. like or akin to coral. n. a coralloid organism …   Useful english dictionary

  • coralloid — adj. [Gr. korallion, coral] Having the form or appearing like coral; coralliform …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coralloid — /kawr euh loyd , kor /, adj. having the form or appearance of coral. Also, coralloidal. [1595 1605; < L corall(ium) CORAL + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • coralloid — adjective Having the shape or form of coral. Syn: coralloidal …   Wiktionary

  • coralloid — cor·al·loid (korґə loid) coralliform …   Medical dictionary

  • coralloid — cor·al·loid …   English syllables

  • coralloid — /ˈkɒrəlɔɪd/ (say koruhloyd) adjective having the form or appearance of coral. Also, coralloidal …   Australian English dictionary

  • coralloid speleothem —    Any variety of microcrystalline, coralloid or botryoidal calcite deposit that is distinguished by curved outer surfaces and curved internal structures. Large examples, including clouds, are formed under water. Smaller varieties, also known as… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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