Mil"le*pore (?), n. [L. mille thousand + porus pore: cf. F. mill'epore.] Zool.

Any coral of the genus Millepora, having the surface nearly smooth, and perforated with very minute unequal pores, or cells. The animals are hydroids, not Anthozoa. See Hydrocorallia.

 

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