eschara

Eschara

Es"cha*ra\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a grate, a pan of coals.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of Bryozoa which produce delicate corals, often incrusting like lichens, but sometimes branched.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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