coral

Part of speech: adjective

Of or like coral.

Part of speech: noun

A calcareous secretion of various marine zoophytes, often forming reefs or islands. See cut on next page.

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Usage examples "coral":

  1. C.- A flat of coral- rock, covered at high water. - "Coral-Reefs", Darwin, Charles.
  2. But of all the places of which they told me, none captivated and charmed my imagination so much as the Coral Islands of the Southern Seas. - "The Coral Island", R.M. Ballantyne.
  3. Again, at this time Jack and I pondered the formation of the large coral islands. - "The Coral Island", R.M. Ballantyne.