Definition of Millepore

1. n. Any coral of the genus Millepora, having the surface nearly smooth, and perforated with very minute unequal pores, or cells. The animals are hydroids, not Anthozoa. See Hydrocorallia.



Definition of Millepore

1. Noun. (zoology) Any coral of the genus Millepora, having the surface nearly smooth, and perforated with very minute unequal pores, or cells. ¹

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Definition of Millepore

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Medical Definition of Millepore

1. Any coral of the genus Millepora, having the surface nearly smooth, and perforated with very minute unequal pores, or cells. The animals are hydroids, not Anthozoa. See Hydrocorallia. Origin: L. Mille thousand + porus pore: cf. F. Millepore. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Millepore

millennialist
millennialists
millennials
millennian
millennist
millennists
millennium
millennium bug
millenniumism
millenniums
milleped
millepede
millepedes
millepeds
millepora
millepore (current term)
millepores
milleporite
milleporites
miller
miller's-thumb
miller's asthma
miller's thumb
miller's thumbs
miller fisher syndrome
miller moth
milleress
milleresses
millerite
millerites

Literary usage of Millepore

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1. The Geology of the Country Between Whitby and Scarborough: (Explanation of by George Barrow, Charles Fox-Strangways (1882)
"The millepore Bed.—The best section of this marine bed is on the shore just north of ... This reef, which represents the millepore Bed to the south of ..."

2. The Geology of England and Wales: A Concise Account of the Lithological by Horace Bolingbroke Woodward (1876)
"The beds appear in the cliffs from Robin Hood's Bay to Huntcliff. millepore Bed (Yorkshire). This bed, so named from the occurrence of ..."

3. Museum Calonnianum: Specification of the Various Articles which Compose the ...by Charles Alexandre de Calonne, George Humphrey by Charles Alexandre de Calonne, George Humphrey (1797)
"... coated over with the millepore. The bafe of this is alfo over-run by the ... partly over-run by the millepore, Grenada; g. a delicately branched ditto ..."

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