staghorn coral

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noun stag·horn coral \ˈstag-ˌhȯrn-\

Definition of staghorn coral

  1. :  any of several large branching corals (genus Acropora, especially A. cervicornis) that somewhat resemble antlers

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1884

First Known Use of staghorn coral

1884


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