fire coral

noun

Definition of fire coral

: a colonial coralline hydrozoan (genus Millepora) having nematocysts that inflict a painful and burning sting

First Known Use of fire coral

1952


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fire coral

noun \ -ˈkȯr-əl, -ˈkär- \

medical Definition of fire coral

: a colonial hydrozoan (genus Millepora) resembling coral and having nematocysts that inflict a painful and burning sting

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