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corallite

[kawr-uh-lahyt, kor-] /ˈkɔr əˌlaɪt, ˈkɒr-/
noun
1.
the skeleton of a single coral polyp.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; < Latin corāll(ium) coral + -ite1
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  • Each individual coral, or corallite, forms a rough hexagonal pattern.
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corallite

/ˈkɒrəlaɪt/
noun
1.
the skeleton of a coral polyp
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