Definition for COR'AL-LOID


Eschara or hornwrack, species of corolline, resembling woven cloth in texture, consisting of arrangements of very small cells. One species is called narrow-leaved hornwrack; another, the broad-leaved hornwrack. This name is given also to the ceratophyta, hornplant, or sea-shrub, a species of Gorgonia. – Encyc.

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