Synonyms for coral


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


1. coral, chromatic (vs. achromatic)
usage: of a strong pink to yellowish-pink color
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