Origin of coral
OTHER WORDS FROM coralcor·al·like, adjective
Words nearby coral
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How to use coral in a sentence
The mutation rate of mitochondria varies hugely from algae to tulips to coral.Sex Is Driven by the Impetus to Change - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Jill Neimark|August 12, 2020|Nautilus
More than half of the world’s coral reefs are in danger of disappearing.
If the coral can’t attract another algae roommate in time, the coral itself will die.
That way corals won’t experience more stress than they can handle.
The scientists examined bleaching events in ocean corals between 2010 and 2019.
Cason is now retired from the Foreign Service and is the mayor of Coral Gables, Florida.
Coral reefs are in decline, coastal dead zones are on the rise, and marine life is dying.‘Mission Blue’ Warning: The Ocean Is Not Too Big to Fail|Sylvia A. Earle|August 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For as long as anyone could remember, Adam Winfield of Cape Coral, Florida, wanted to join the U.S. military.‘Kill Team’: The Documentary the Army Doesn’t Want You to See|Andrew Romano|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Big British bookmaker Coral has suspended betting on Kate announcing she is pregnant again before the end of this month.
The Reef has lost more than half its coral cover since 1985, with two-thirds of the loss occurring after 1998.Australia Wants to Open the Great Barrier Reef to Dumping|Kirsten Alexander|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The birds that build them swallow a certain kind of glutinous weed growing on the coral rocks.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Between these two ranges of islands we only obtained one cast of the lead which gave us thirty-three fathoms on a coral bottom.
All the islands are low and wooded, and surrounded by a coral reef of small extent.
I could observe groups and clusters of coloured coral and madrepore-stone, whose magnificence challenges all description.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Both the islets are surrounded by coral reefs, of small extent.
British Dictionary definitions for coral
- the calcareous or horny material forming the skeleton of certain of these animals
- (as modifier)a coral reef See also red coral
- a rocklike aggregation of certain of these animals or their skeletons, forming an island or reef
- (as modifier)a coral island
- an object made of coral, esp a piece of jewellery
- (as modifier)a coral necklace
- a deep-pink to yellowish-pink colour
- (as adjective)coral lipstick