Definition of coral rag in English:

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coral rag


[mass noun]
Rubbly limestone composed chiefly of petrified coral.
Example sentences
  • Then, quite suddenly, the tarmac gave up so that we found ourselves bumping along a strip of white coral rag.
  • All were made of cinder block and coral rag and had highly flammable palm-thatch roofs known locally as makuti.
  • In Zanzibar, its habitats include the ground water forest, coral rag forest and possibly mangrove forest.

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