brain coral


noun

any of several reef-building corals of the genus Meandrina, having a highly convoluted and furrowed surface.

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Origin of brain coral

First recorded in 1700–10
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brain coral

noun

a stony coral of the genus Meandrina, in which the polyps lie in troughlike thecae resembling the convoluted surface of a human brain
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