meandrine

adjective
me·​an·​drine | \ mēˈanˌdrīn, -rēn, -drə̇n \
variants: or meandroid \ -​nˌdrȯid \

Definition of meandrine

of a coral
: having a convoluted surface

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History and Etymology for meandrine

meandrine International Scientific Vocabulary meandr- (from New Latin Maeandra) + -ine; meandroid from New Latin Maeandra + English -oid

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“Meandrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meandrine. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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