noun Ac·ro·po·ra \ˌa-krə-ˈpȯr-ə, ə-ˈkrä-pə-rə\

Definition of Acropora

  1. :  a genus of corals consisting of the typical madrepores

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Origin and Etymology of acropora

New Latin, from acr- + -pora

First Known Use: 1879

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a brief usually trivial fact

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