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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Madrepore(0.01117 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : corals having calcareous skeletons aggregations of which
form reefs and islands [syn: stony coral, madriporian coral
English → English (gcide)
Madrepore \Mad"re*pore\, n. [F. madrepore, perh. fr. madr['e]
spotted, fr. OF. madre, mazre, a kind of knotty wood with
brown spots, fr. OHG. masar a knot, grain, or vein in wood, a
speck, G. maser + pore (see Pore); or perh. F. madr['e]pore
is rather from It. madrepora, and this perh. fr. It. madre
mother (see Mother) + Gr. ? a soft stone.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any coral of the genus Madrepora, a group of corals having
calcareous skeletons aggregations of which form reefs and
islands; formerly, often applied to any stony coral.
Syn: stony coral, madriporian coral.