HyperDic: coral

English > 5 senses of the word coral:
NOUNattributecorala variable color averaging a deep pink
substancecoral, red coral, precious coralthe hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry
foodcoralunfertilized lobster roe
animalcoralmarine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton
ADJECTIVEallcoralof a strong pink to yellowish-pink color
coral > pronunciation
Soundskao'rahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > coral: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a strong pink to yellowish-pink color.
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Catalancoral·lí
Nounscorala variable color averaging a deep pink
English > coral: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA variable color averaging a deep pink.
BroaderpinkA light shade of red
Spanishcoral
Catalancorall, coral
Adjectivescoralof a strong pink to yellowish-pink color
English > coral: 5 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningThe hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry.
Synonymsred coral, precious coral
Broaderopaque gemA gemstone that is opaque
Spanishcoral
Catalancorall, corall vermell
English > coral: 5 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningunfertilized lobster roe; reddens in cooking; used as garnish or to color sauces.
Part oflobsterflesh of a lobster
Broaderroe, hard roefish eggs or egg-filled ovary
Spanishcoral
Catalancorall, coral
English > coral: 5 senses > noun 4, animal
Meaningmarine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs.
Narrowergorgonian, gorgonian coralcorals having a horny or calcareous branching skeleton
stony coral, madrepore, madriporian coralcorals having calcareous skeletons aggregations of which form reefs and islands
Broaderanthozoan, actinozoansessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps
Spanishcoral
Catalancorall, coral

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