gorgonian coral

Definitions of gorgonian coral
  1. noun
    corals having a horny or calcareous branching skeleton
    synonyms: gorgonian
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    sea feather
    corals forming featherlike colonies
    sea fan
    corals having a treelike or fan-shaped horny skeleton
    red coral
    corals of especially the Mediterranean having pink or red color used for ornaments and jewelry
    type of:
    marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs
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