Complete Definition of "coral"

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Image:Eunicella cavolinii.jpg|thumb|Eunicella cavolinii (1), (2)

Etymology
From Greek kouralion "coral", from *koura halos.

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉrÉl|-ÉrÉl

Noun
coral (countable and uncountable; plural corals)

  1. uncountable A hard substance made of the limestone skeletons of marine polyps.
  2. countable A colony of marine polyps.
  3. countable (colour) A somewhat yellowish pink colour, the colour of red coral.

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Translations
trans-top|substance
Catalan: corall m
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|çç|çç (shÄnhú)
Dutch: koraal n
Esperanto: koralo
French: corail m
Finnish: koralli
German: Koralle f
Hebrew: ××××× (almog) m
Italian: corallo m
trans-mid
Japanese: çç (ããã, sango)
Latvian: korallis m
Russian: коÑалловÑй полип m (usually used in plural form коÑалловÑе полипÑ)
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trans-top|colony
Catalan: corall m
Dutch: koraal n, koraalrif n
Esperanto: koralo
French: corail m
German: Korallenriff n
trans-mid
Latvian korallis m
Russian: коÑалл m, коÑалловÑй ÑÐ¸Ñ m
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trans-top|colour
Catalan: de color corall, coral·lí
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|ççè²|ççè² (shÄnhúsè)
Dutch: koraalrood n
German: korallen
trans-mid
Japanese: ççè² (ããããã, sangoiro)
Portuguese: #Portuguese|coral m
Russian: коÑалловÑй
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Adjective
coral

  1. Made of coral.
  2. color Having the yellowish pink colour of coral.

Translations
trans-top|made of coral
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|çç製ç|ççå¶ç (shÄnhújìde),
Dutch: koraal-
Esperanto: korala
Italian: corallino m, corallina f
trans-mid
Japanese: çç製㮠(ãããããã®, sangoseino)
Russian: коÑалловÑй
trans-bottom

trans-top|having the yellowish pink colour of coral
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|ççè²ç|ççè²ç (shÄnhúsède), zh-ts|æ©ç´è²ç||æ©çº¢è²ç (júhóngsède)
Dutch: koraalrood, koraalrode
Japanese: ççè²ã® (ãããããã®, sangoirono)
trans-mid
Portuguese: #Portuguese|coral
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Derived terms

brain coral
coral bean
coral bleaching
coral fungus
Coral Gables
coral island
coral reef
Coral Sea
Coral Sea Islands Territory
coral snake
Coral Springs
mid
coral tree
coral trout
coral-bells
coralberry
coralline
coralloid
coralroot
precious coral
staghorn coral
stony coral

See also

atoll
barrier reef
dactylozooid
fringing reef
gonophore
gorgonian
mid
madrepore
millepore
sea fan
sea whip
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