Oculina

noun
Oc·​u·​li·​na | \ ˌäkyəˈlīnə \

Definition of Oculina

: a genus (the type of the family Oculinidae) of tropical aporose corals comprising the typical ivory corals

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Other Words from Oculina

oculinid \ -​linə̇d \ noun, plural -s
oculinoid \ ¦⸗⸗¦liˌnȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Oculina

New Latin, from Latin oculus eye + New Latin -ina

Learn More About Oculina

Dictionary Entries Near Oculina

oculauditory

Oculina

oculist

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Oculina

Cite this Entry

“Oculina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oculina. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!