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English adjective: coral

1. coral of a strong pink to yellowish-pink color


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral


English noun: coral

1. coral (attribute) a variable color averaging a deep pink


Broader (hypernym)pink

2. coral (substance) the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry


Synonymsprecious coral, red coral


Broader (hypernym)opaque gem

3. coral (food) unfertilized lobster roe; reddens in cooking; used as garnish or to color sauces


Broader (hypernym)hard roe, roe


Part meronymlobster

4. coral (animal) marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs


Broader (hypernym)actinozoan, anthozoan


Narrower (hyponym)gorgonian, gorgonian coral, madrepore, madriporian coral, stony coral









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