any of several alcyonarian corals of the genus Corallium, as C. nobile, of the Mediterranean Sea, having a red or pink skeleton, used for jewelry.
any of several corals of the genus Corallium, the skeletons of which are pinkish red in colour and used to make ornaments, etc Also called precious coral
noun 1. a red blood cell. red corpuscle noun 1. another name for erythrocyte red corpuscle n. See red blood cell.
noun 1. a count of the red cells in a person’s blood.
noun 1. an organization functioning as the Red Cross in Muslim countries. Red Crescent noun 1. a national branch of or the emblem of the Red Cross Society in a Muslim country Red Crescent n. A branch of the Red Cross organization operating in a Muslim country. The crescent-shaped emblem of such a branch.
noun 1. an international philanthropic organization (Red Cross Society) formed in consequence of the Geneva Convention of 1864, to care for the sick and wounded in war, secure neutrality of nurses, hospitals, etc., and help relieve suffering caused by pestilence, floods, fires, and other calamities. 2. a branch of this organization: the American Red Cross. […]