Definition of 'coral'
- 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: red coral precious 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
- of a strong pink to yellowish-pink color