stone canal


noun

(in certain echinoderms) a tube lined with calcareous deposits, connecting the madreporite with a circular canal around the mouth.

Nearby words

  1. stone axe,
  2. stone bass,
  3. stone boiling,
  4. stone bramble,
  5. stone bruise,
  6. stone china,
  7. stone cold,
  8. stone crab,
  9. stone curlew,
  10. stone dead

Origin of stone canal

First recorded in 1885–90

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