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coralline


coralline


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coralline  \Cor"al*line\  (?  or  ?),  a.  [Cf.  L.  corallinus 
  coralred.] 
  Composed  of  corallines;  as  coralline  limestone. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coralline  \Cor"al*line\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  coralline.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  submarine,  semicalcareous  or  calcareous  plant, 
  consisting  of  many  jointed  branches. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  Formerly  any  slender  coral-like  animal;  -- 
  sometimes  applied  more  particulary  to  bryozoan  corals.