Coralline meaning

kôr'ə-lĭn, -līn', kŏr'-
Of, consisting of, or producing coral.
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Resembling coral, especially in color.
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Any of various red algae of the family Corallinaceae whose fronds are covered with calcareous deposits.
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Any of various organisms that resemble coral, such as certain bryozoans.
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Any animal related to or resembling the corals.
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Any of a family (Corallinaceae) of red algae that produce limestone.
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Consisting of coral or corallines.
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Resembling coral, esp. in color.
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Of, relating to or pertaining to or resembling red algae of the family Corallinaceae.
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Of, pertaining to, or resembling the material coral.
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Describing rock formed from the skeletons of such algae.
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Any calcareous species of red algae of the family Corallinaceae.
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An animal that resembles such a coral.
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Origin of coralline

  • French corallin from Late Latin corallīnus from Latin corallium coral coral
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From French corallin, from Latin corallinus, from corallium (“coral”), via Greek probably of Semitic origin.
    From Wiktionary