acropore

adjective
ac·​ro·​pore | \ ˈa-krə-ˌpȯr \

Definition of acropore

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Acropora

acropore

noun
ac·​ro·​pore | \ ˈa-krə-ˌpȯr \
plural -s

Definition of acropore (Entry 2 of 2)

: a coral of the genus Acropora

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First Known Use of acropore

Adjective

1941, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acropore

Adjective

New Latin Acropora

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“Acropore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acropore. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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