from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The coral or skeleton of a zoophyte, whether calcareous or horny, simple or compound.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The coral or skeleton of a zoöphyte, whether calcareous of horny, simple or compound. See coral.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Coral; a coral; the skeleton of a coral polypidom; the calcified tissue of the coralligenous actinozoans.
Margaritae et corallum ad melancholiam praecipue valent.
The inside of this tree that we are looking at is all dead coral, or corallum, while the flowers that are on the outside of the trunk and branches are the living animals.
Bible is the precious coral (corallum rubrum), the formation of which is well known.