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- n. The hard outer cup of a coral polyp
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A mineral substance or petrifaction, in the form of coral.
- n. One of the individual members of a compound coral; or that part formed by a single coral animal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as corallinite.
- n. The calcareous secretion or hard skeleton of a single individual coral polyp in a composite coral mass, compound coral, or coral polypidom. Also called cup-coral.
coral + -ite (Wiktionary)