a South American tree, Jatropha multifida, of the spurge family, having showy, scarlet flowers.
noun 1. a reef composed mainly of coral and other organic matter of which parts have solidified into limestone. noun 1. a marine ridge or reef consisting of coral and other organic material consolidated into limestone coral reef A mound or ridge of living coral, coral skeletons, and calcium carbonate deposits from other organisms such […]
[kawr-uh l-root, -roo t, kor-] /ˈkɔr əlˌrut, -ˌrʊt, ˈkɒr-/ noun 1. a saprophytic orchid of the genus Corallorhiza, of the Northern Hemisphere, having elongated clusters of small flowers on a leafless stem. /ˈkɒrəlˌruːt/ noun 1. any N temperate leafless orchid of the genus Corallorhiza, with small yellow-green or purple flowers and branched roots resembling coral
noun 1. a part of the S Pacific, bounded by NE Australia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and the New Hebrides: U.S. naval victory over the Japanese, May 1942. noun 1. the SW arm of the Pacific, between Australia, New Guinea, and Vanuatu
noun 1. any of numerous venomous elapid snakes, found chiefly in the New World tropics, as Micrurus fulvius (eastern coral snake) of the southeastern U.S., often brilliantly marked with bands of red, yellow, and black. 2. any of several other snakes, as of the genus Calliophis, of Asia, having red markings. noun 1. any venomous […]