Coralloid

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Coralloid Having the form of coral; branching like coral.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • coralloid Resembling coral in form; branching or otherwise shaped like coral; coralliform. Also corallinoid, coralloidal.
    • n coralloid A polyzoan or moss-animalcule, as some of the corallines, likened to a coral polyp.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Coralloid in the form of coral: resembling coral
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. corallum, coral + -oid,: cf. F. coralloïde,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.,—L. coralium—Gr. korallion.

Usage

In literature:

This peculiar characteristic distinguishes it from C. coralloides.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
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