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coral the hard skeleton of tiny sea animals called corals. Most kinds of corals live in warm tropical oceans, and their thousands of skeletons form reefs and atolls. [3 definitions]
coral reef a structure that rises up from the bottom of the sea and is made up of the hard skeletons of tiny sea animals called corals. Coral reefs are found in warm, shallow sea waters around the world. The largest system of coral reefs is found in the Coral Sea off the northeastern coast of Australia.
Coral Sea a part of the southern Pacific Ocean located off the northwestern coast of Australia. The Coral Sea is the location of the largest collection of coral reefs in the world.
coral snake a small, poisonous snake that has red, yellow, and black bands around its body. It is found in the southwestern part of the United States and in Central and South America.
cord a thick string or strong, thin rope. [4 definitions]
cordial warm and friendly; courteous.
corduroy cloth that has lengthwise ribs. [2 definitions]
core the hard center part of certain fruits. [4 definitions]
cork a kind of oak that has a thick, soft bark. Corks grow near the Mediterranean Sea. [4 definitions]
corkscrew a tool shaped like a spiral that is used to remove corks from bottles. [2 definitions]
corn1 a tall plant that has ears with rows of yellow or white seeds that can be eaten. Corn is a grain that is used for food. [2 definitions]
corncob the woody center of an ear of corn. The corncob holds the kernels.
cornea the clear part of the eyeball's outer coating. The cornea covers the iris and pupil.
corner the place where two lines or surfaces meet to form an angle. [5 definitions]
cornet a brass wind instrument that is like a trumpet but smaller.
cornmeal corn that has been ground into a rough powder.
cornucopia the mythical horn of a goat that had an endless supply of food; horn of plenty. The cornucopia is used as a symbol of having plenty to eat. [2 definitions]
coronation the ceremony at which a king or queen is crowned.
corporal2 an officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps who is ranked below sergeant and above private first class.
corporation a group of people allowed by law to do certain things as if they were one person.
corps a branch of the military that does a special kind of work. [2 definitions]