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Meaning of “coral” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of coral from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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coralnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkɔr·əl, ˈkɑr-/
a hard ​substanceformed in the ​sea from ​masses of ​shells of very ​smallseaanimals, usually ​orange or ​red in ​color
(Definition of coral from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coral”
in Korean 산호…
in Arabic شِعاب مُرجانِيّة…
in Malaysian batu karang, warna merjan…
in French (de) corail, corail…
in Russian коралл…
in Chinese (Traditional) 珊瑚…
in Italian corallo…
in Turkish mercan…
in Polish koral…
in Spanish coral…
in Vietnamese san hô, như màu san hô…
in Portuguese coral…
in Thai ปะการัง, ซึ่งมีสีส้มอมชมพู…
in German die Koralle, Korallen-…, korallenrot…
in Catalan corall…
in Japanese サンゴ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 珊瑚…
in Indonesian koral, warna koral…
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