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hermatype

[hur-muh-tahyp] /ˈhɜr məˌtaɪp/
noun
1.
reef-building coral.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; < Greek hérma reef + -type
Related forms
hermatypic
[hur-muh-tip-ik] /ˌhɜr məˈtɪp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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