Definition of coral


  • of a strong pink to yellowish-pink color.


  • a variable color averaging a deep pink.
  • the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry. Synonyms: precious coral, red coral.
  • unfertilized lobster roe; reddens in cooking; used as garnish or to color sauces.
  • marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs.

Related words

gorgonian, madrepore.

Words nearby coral

choral, coal, comal, copal, cora, corral, goral, moral, oral.

Rhymes with coral

aural, auroral, balmoral, choral, floral, goral, immoral, laurel, moral, oral, quarrel, sorrel.

Start with coral

coralberries, coralberry, coralline, coralroots, coralloid, corals, coralroot, coralbells, corallines.

More information about coral

coral unscrambled

Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • coral is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 7 points
  • coral is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 7 points
  • coral is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 9 points
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