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hydrocoral

[hahy-druh-kawr-uh l, -kor-] /ˌhaɪ drəˈkɔr əl, -ˈkɒr-/
noun
1.
any colonial marine animal of the hydrozoan order Stylasterina having a calcareous skeleton resembling that of the true corals.
Origin of hydrocoral
< New Latin Hydrocorallia or Hydrocorallinae; see hydro-1, coral, coralline
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hydrocoral

/ˌhaɪdrəˈkɒrəl/
noun
1.
any hydrozoan coelenterate of the order Milleporina (or Hydrocorallinae), which includes the millepores
Word Origin
C20: from hydro- + coral
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