Associations to the word «Atoll»

Wiktionary

ATOLL, noun. A type of island consisting of a ribbon reef that nearly or entirely surrounds a lagoon and supports, in most cases, one to many islets on the reef platform. Atolls have a unique geology, so not all islands with a reef and a lagoon are atolls.
ATOLL FRUIT DOVE, noun. The atoll fruit dove (Ptilinopus coralensis) is a species of frugivorous (fruit-eating) dove in the Columbidae family. It is endemic to French Polynesia.
ATOLL FRUIT DOVES, noun. Plural of atoll fruit dove

Dictionary definition

ATOLL, noun. An island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon.

Wise words

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