Aporosa

plural noun

Apo·​ro·​sa
ˌāpəˈrōsə,
ˌap-,
-ōzə
: a division of corals (order Madreporaria) having the corallum solid
opposed to Perforata
aporose
(ˈ)ā¦pōrˌōs
ˈapəˌrōs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from a- entry 2 + Porosa (synonym of Perforata), from Medieval Latin, neuter plural of porosus porous

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“Aporosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aporosa. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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