from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of extinct tabulate corals composed of clusters of cylindrical corallites united at intervals by hollow connecting processes or horizontal expansions, and with rudimentary septa and funnel-shaped tabulæ. It abounds in Silurian, Devonian, and Carboniferous rocks.


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