corail

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corallium (coral), from Ancient Greek κοράλλιον (korállion, coral).

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Noun[edit]

corail m (plural coraux)

  1. corals, an aquatic organism living in maritime colonies
  2. coral, the precious material of those dwellings, harvested mainly for decorative and collectionable uses

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References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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