Definition of milleporine in English:

milleporine

Pronunciation /mɪlɪˈpɔːrʌɪn/

adjective

  • Of or relating to the group of colonial hydrozoans (hydrocorals) which includes the genus Millepora ; resembling a millepore.

noun

  • A milleporine hydrozoan.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From scientific Latin Milleporina, order name from scientific Latin Millepora + -ina.