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  1. Halysites(noun)

    a genus of Silurian fossil corals; the chain corals. See Chain coral, under Chain

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. "a`lysis a chain.]

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  1. Halysites

    Halysites is an extinct genus of tabulate coral. Colonies range from less than one to tens of centimeters in diameter, and they fed upon plankton.


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