Porite

Po"rite

(?), n. [Cf. F. porite. See Pore, n.] (Zol.) Any coral of the genus Porites, or family Poritid.
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Po*ri"tes

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. po`ros a pore.] (Zol.) An important genus of reef-building corals having small twelve-rayed calicles, and a very porous coral. Some species are branched, others grow in large massive or globular forms.
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