Definition of Perforata
1 : a division of corals including those (as members of the genus Porites) whose skeleton has a porous texture —opposed to Aporosa
2 : a division of Foraminifera including those having shells with small perforations for the protrusion of pseudopodia
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Origin and Etymology of perforata
New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of perforatus — more at perforate
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