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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That portion of the sea-bottom which extends outward from a coral reef. Near the reef it is covered by the coarse rubble of coral-rock broken off by the waves; farther out it has an even surface because the debris is finer. Everywhere it is covered by a growth of sedentary organisms.

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