from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The squamate or scaly reptiles; reptiles proper, as distinguished from Malacodermata. Also Scleroderma.
  • noun One of the divisions of Zoantharia, containing the stone-corals or madrepores. See cuts under brain-coral, coral, Madrepora, and madrepore.
  • noun A suborder of the cosomatous pteropods, represented by the family Eurybiidæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) The stony corals; the Madreporaria.


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