Meaning of favosite

fav•o•site

Pronunciation: (fav'u-sīt"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of numerous corals of the extinct genus Favosites, most common during the Silurian and Devonian periods, having polygonal cells with rows of pores in the walls.
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