staghorn coral


stag·horn coral

noun \ˈstag-ˌhrn-\

Definition of STAGHORN CORAL

:  any of several large branching corals (genus Acropora, especially A. cervicornis) that somewhat resemble antlers

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First Known Use of STAGHORN CORAL

1884

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