Antonyms
Etymology

1. coral

noun. ['ˈkɔrəl'] a variable color averaging a deep pink.

Antonyms

  • bluish-gray

Etymology

  • κοράλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Coral

  • balmoral
  • reloral
  • sterle
  • sperle
  • quarrel
  • immoral
  • floral
  • amoral
  • woehrle
  • werle
  • turrill
  • turrell
  • thorell
  • tearle
  • surrell
  • sorrell
  • sorrel
  • sorell
  • sorel
  • shirrell
  • serle
  • norrell
  • norell
  • murrill
  • murrell
  • morell
  • moral
  • loral
  • laurel
  • koral

Example sentences of the word coral


1. Adjective
In the rain forest, deadly coral snakes lie in wait under stones and leaves on the forest floor.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Spot the yellow and black milletseed butterfly fish swimming in unbreakable and symmetrical formations about the coral.

Quotes containing the word coral


1. Full fathom five thy father lies;Of his bones are coral made;Those are pearls that were his eyes:Nothing of him that doth fade,But doth suffer a sea-changeInto something rich and strange.Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: Ding-dong Hark! now I hear them,—Ding-dong, bell.
- William Shakespeare, The Tempest

2. coral-wood

noun. East Indian tree with racemes of yellow-white flowers; cultivated as an ornamental.

Synonyms

  • genus Adenanthera
  • red sandalwood
  • peacock flower fence
  • coralwood
  • tree
  • Adenanthera
  • Adenanthera pavonina

3. coral-red

adjective. of red tinged with coral.

Antonyms

  • uncolored

4. coral-root_bittercress

noun. European bittercress having a knotted white rootstock.

Synonyms

  • coralroot
  • bitter cress
  • Cardamine bulbifera
  • Dentaria bulbifera
  • coralwort

5. coral

adjective. ['ˈkɔrəl'] of a strong pink to yellowish-pink color.

Antonyms

  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • κοράλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. coral

noun. ['ˈkɔrəl'] marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs.

Synonyms

  • actinozoan
  • stony coral
  • gorgonian
  • anthozoan
  • madriporian coral
  • gorgonian coral

Antonyms

  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray
  • ebon

Etymology

  • κοράλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. coral

noun. ['ˈkɔrəl'] unfertilized lobster roe; reddens in cooking; used as garnish or to color sauces.

Synonyms

  • lobster
  • hard roe

Antonyms

  • brown-gray
  • grayish-white
  • gray

Etymology

  • κοράλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. coral

noun. ['ˈkɔrəl'] the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry.

Synonyms

  • red coral
  • opaque gem

Antonyms

  • jet
  • yellow-white
  • brown-grey

Etymology

  • κοράλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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