atoll

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Atoll \A*toll"\, noun [The native name in the Indian Ocean.] A coral island or islands, consisting of a belt of coral reef, partly submerged, surrounding a central lagoon or depression; a lagoon island.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

atoll

noun

1: an island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon


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