acropore

1 of 2

adjective

ac·​ro·​pore
ˈa-krə-ˌpȯr
: of or relating to the genus Acropora

acropore

2 of 2

noun

ac·​ro·​pore
ˈa-krə-ˌpȯr
plural -s
: a coral of the genus Acropora

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin Acropora

First Known Use

Adjective

1941, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acropore was in 1930

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“Acropore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acropore. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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