atoll

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From Malayalam അതൊലു (atolu, reef) and Dhivehi އބތަލ (abatala), from Persian آب‌تل (āb-tal, water-hillock)

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atoll (plural atolls)

  1. 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.

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atoll m (plural atolls)

  1. atoll

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atoll c

  1. atoll

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