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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any member of the coral genus Fungia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of simple, stony corals; -- so called because they are usually flat and circular, with radiating plates, like the gills of a mushroom. Some of them are eighteen inches in diameter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of mushroom-corals of the family Fungiidæ. Lamarck, 1801. See cut under coral.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a genus comprising the usual mushroom corals


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