from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several reef-building corals of the genus Meandrina, forming rounded colonies that resemble the convolutions of the human brain.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several species of coral in the shape of a brain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a massive reef-building coral having the surface covered by ridges separated by furrows so as to resemble somewhat the surface of the brain, esp. such corals of the genera Mæandrina and Diploria.
- n. See under Brain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The popular name of coral of the genus Meandrina: so called because it resembles in its superficial appearance the convolutions of the human brain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. massive reef-building coral having a convoluted and furrowed surface
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