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fire coral

noun

Definition of FIRE CORAL

:  a colonial coralline hydrozoan (genus Millepora) having nematocysts that inflict a painful and burning sting
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First Known Use of FIRE CORAL

1953
Medical Dictionary

fire coral

noun \-ˈkr-əl, -ˈkär-\

Medical Definition of FIRE CORAL

:  a colonial hydrozoan (genus Millepora) resembling coral and having nematocysts that inflict a painful and burning sting

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