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EtymologyEdit

From French corallin, from Latin corallinus, from corallium(coral), via Greek probably of Semitic origin.

AdjectiveEdit

coralline ‎(comparative more coralline, superlative most coralline)

  1. Of, relating to or pertaining to or resembling red algae of the family Corallinaceae.
  2. Of, pertaining to, or resembling the material coral.
    • 1934, George Orwell, Burmese Days, Chapter 4, [1]
      The pigeon rocked itself backwards and forwards on the bough, swelling out its breast feathers and laying its coralline beak upon them.
  3. Describing rock formed from the skeletons of such algae.

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NounEdit

coralline ‎(plural corallines)

  1. Any calcareous species of red algae of the family Corallinaceae.
  2. An animal that resembles such a coral.

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coralline f pl

  1. feminine plural of corallino

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