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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of fossil tabulate corals allied to Chætetes, the delicate branching coralla of which are common in the Lowville limestone of the New York Silurian series, and which, when cut in transverse section, form the calcareous spots to the presence of which that rock owes its former name of ‘bird' s-eye limestone.'

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