Corallin vs Corallian - What's the difference?

corallin | corallian |


As nouns the difference between corallin and corallian

is that corallin is a mixture of phenolic dyestuffs consisting mostly of aurin while corallian is (geology) a deposit of coralliferous limestone forming a portion of the middle division of the oolite.

corallin

English

Noun

(-)
  • A mixture of phenolic dyestuffs consisting mostly of aurin
  • Derived terms

    * red corallin * yellow corallin

    corallian

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (geology) A deposit of coralliferous limestone forming a portion of the middle division of the oolite.
  • Synonyms

    * coral rag (Webster 1913)