compound corallum

колония кораллов

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corallet — Corallite Cor al*lite, n. [L. corallum coral.] 1. (Min.) A mineral substance or petrifaction, in the form of coral. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the individual members of a compound coral; or that part formed by a single coral animal.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corallite — Cor al*lite, n. [L. corallum coral.] 1. (Min.) A mineral substance or petrifaction, in the form of coral. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the individual members of a compound coral; or that part formed by a single coral animal. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coral — /ˈkɒrəl / (say koruhl) noun 1. the hard, calcareous (red, white, black, etc.) exoskeleton of any of various, mostly compound, marine coelenterate animals, the individual polyps of which come forth by budding. 2. such exoskeletons collectively, as …   Australian English dictionary

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