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barrier reefsCoral Cor"al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium,
fr. Gr. kora`llion.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa,
and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed
by some Bryozoa.
Note: The large stony corals forming coral reefs belong to
various genera of Madreporaria, and to the hydroid
genus, Millepora. The red coral, used in jewelry, is
the stony axis of the stem of a gorgonian (Corallium
rubrum) found chiefly in the Mediterranean. The fan
corals, plume corals, and sea feathers are species
of Gorgoniacea, in which the axis is horny.
Organ-pipe coral is formed by the genus Tubipora, an
Alcyonarian, and black coral is in part the axis of
species of the genus Antipathes. See Anthozoa,
2. The ovaries of a cooked lobster; -- so called from their
3. A piece of coral, usually fitted with small bells and
other appurtenances, used by children as a plaything.
Brain coral, or Brain stone coral. See under Brain.
Chain coral. See under Chain.
Coral animal (Zo["o]l.), one of the polyps by which corals
are formed. They are often very erroneously called coral
Coral fish. See in the Vocabulary.
Coral reefs (Phys. Geog.), reefs, often of great extent,
made up chiefly of fragments of corals, coral sands, and
the solid limestone resulting from their consolidation.
They are classed as fringing reefs, when they border the
land; barrier reefs, when separated from the shore by a
broad belt of water; atolls, when they constitute
separate islands, usually inclosing a lagoon. See Atoll.
Coral root (Bot.), a genus (Corallorhiza) of orchideous
plants, of a yellowish or brownish red color, parasitic on
roots of other plants, and having curious jointed or
knotted roots not unlike some kinds of coral. See Illust.
Coral snake. (Zo)
(a) A small, venomous, Brazilian snake (Elaps
corallinus), coral-red, with black bands.
(b) A small, harmless, South American snake (Tortrix
Coral tree (Bot.), a tropical, leguminous plant, of several
species, with showy, scarlet blossoms and coral-red seeds.
The best known is Erythrina Corallodendron.
Coral wood, a hard, red cabinet wood. --McElrath.
Meaning of Barrie from wikipedia
is a city in Ontario, Canada. It is located
on the s****s of Kempenfelt
Bay, the western
arm of Lake Simcoe. It is a politically independent
- Sir James Matthew Barrie
, 1st Baronet, OM (/ˈbæri/; 9 May 1860 – 19 June 1937) was a Scottish novelist
and playwright, best remembered
as the creator
- Chris Barrie
(born Christopher Jonathan
Brown, 28 March
1960) is a British
actor, comedian, and impressionist. He worked
as a vocal impressionist
- Barbara Barrie
Ann Berman; May 23, 1931) is an American actress
and author. Her film breakthrough
came in 1964 with her performance
is a city in Ontario, Canada. Barrie
may also refer
(company), a fashion company owned
by Chanel Barrie
was a small British publishing house
that was formed
in 1964 from the merger
of the companies Herbert Jenkins
(founded by English
- Amanda Barrie
(born 14 September
1935) is an English
actress. She appeared
in two of the Carry
On films before being
cast as Alma Halliwell
in ITV soap...
- Wendy Barrie
(born Marguerite Wendy
18, 1912 – February
2, 1978) was a British-American film and television
was born in...
- Barrie Chase
20, 1933) is an American former actress
and dancer. Born in Kings
Point, New York, Chase began formal dance lessons
at age three...
- Little Barrie
is an English
rock group consisting
of Barrie Cadogan
(vocals, guitar) and Lewis Wharton
(b****, vocals). Virgil
Howe contributed drums
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