hermatypic

adjective
her·​ma·​typ·​ic | \ ˌhər-mə-ˈti-pik How to pronounce hermatypic (audio) \

Definition of hermatypic

: building reefs hermatypic corals

First Known Use of hermatypic

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hermatypic

Greek herma prop, reef + typtein to strike, coin + English -ic — more at type entry 1

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“Hermatypic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hermatypic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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