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English definition of “coral”


noun [U] uk   /ˈkɒr.əl/ us    /ˈkɔːr-/
C2 a substance like rock, formed in the sea by groups of particular types of small animal, often used in jewellery: a coral bracelet/necklaceSea creaturesSea fish a colour between orange and pink


adjective uk   /ˈkɒr.əl/ us    /ˈkɔːr-/
having a colour between orange and pink: Paul wore pale grey trousers with a coral T-shirt and black jacket.Less common coloursCommon colours
(Definition of coral from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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