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  • n. A complex protein frequently containing appreciable quantities of iodine and bromine that makes up the horny skeleton of typical gorgonians.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dark-brown, horn-like, albuminoid compound comprising the axial skeleton of the coral Gorgonia Cavolinii.

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