Definition of Coralline

1. a. Composed of corallines; as, coralline limestone.



2. n. A submarine, semicalcareous or calcareous plant, consisting of many jointed branches.

Definition of Coralline

1. Adjective. Of, relating to or pertaining to or resembling red algae of the family ''Corallinaceae''. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or resembling the material coral. ¹

3. Adjective. Describing rock formed from the skeletons of such algae. ¹

4. Noun. Any calcareous species of red algae of the family ''Corallinaceae''. ¹

5. Noun. An animal that resembles such a coral. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coralline

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coralline

coralising
coralize
coralized
coralizes
coralizing
coralla
corallaceous
corallian
corallians
coralliferous
coralliform
coralliform cataract
coralligenous
coralligerous
corallin
coralline (current term)
corallines
corallinite
corallinites
corallite
corallites
corallivore
corallivores
coralloid
coralloidal
corallum
corally
coralroot
coralroots
corals

Literary usage of Coralline

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1895)
"The Southern Character of the Molluscan Fauna of th« coralline Crag tested by an analysis of its ... Out of 436 species of Mollusca from the coralline Crag, ..."

2. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1901)
"The Bahamas—coralline Formations North of the Greater Antilles a vast space is covered by the low-lying Bahaman or Lucayan Archipelago, which is sometimes ..."

3. Text-book of Geology for Schools and Colleges: For Schools and Colleges by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"Section showing the position of the coralline Crag, resting uncon- ... The White or coralline Crag of Suffolk is the oldest of the Pliocene deposits of ..."

4. Text-book of Geology for Schools and Colleges: For Schools and Colleges by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1872)
"Section showing the position of the coralline Crag, resting uncon- ... The White or coralline Crag of Suffolk is the oldest of the Pliocene deposits of ..."

5. Bulletin by University of the State of New York (1903)
"coralline (Cobleskill) limestone Schoharie NYJ Gebhard purchase 4114 J-^I-SA TYPE Hall. Paleontology of New York. 1852. v. 2 pi. 77A, fig. ib. ..."

6. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1873)
"coralline NOT POISONOUS. Some time ago it was stated in English journals that coralline is poisonous, and it was asserted that cutaneous eruptions have been ..."

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