black coral

black coral
noun
: an antipatharian coral having a black horny axis

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  • black coral — Coral Cor al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium, fr. Gr. kora llion.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Black coral — Taxobox name = Black coral regnum = Animalia phylum = Cnidaria classis = Anthozoa subclassis = Ceriantipatharia ordo = Antipatharia ordo authority = Milne Edwards Haime, 1857 familia = Antipathidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = *… …   Wikipedia

  • black coral-pea — juosvoji kenedija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Kennedia nigricans), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Kennedia nigricans angl. black coral pea; black bean šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • black coral — /blæk ˈkɒrəl/ (say blak koruhl) noun a group of deepwater antipatharian corals with tree like shapes; the stems are black or dark brown and are covered with very small coloured spines. Also, thorny coral …  

  • black coral — noun Any of various tropical corals of the family Antipathidae …   Wiktionary

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  • Coral sand — from a beach on Aruba Coral sand is sand of particles originating in tropical and sub tropical marine environments from bioerosion of limestone skeletal material of marine organisms. One example of this process is that of parrot fishes which bite …   Wikipedia

  • Coral — Cor al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium, fr. Gr. kora llion.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa. [1913 Webster] Note: The large… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coral animal — Coral Cor al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium, fr. Gr. kora llion.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coral fish — Coral Cor al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium, fr. Gr. kora llion.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa, and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed by some Bryozoa. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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