Coral-tree

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Coral-tree a small tropical tree or shrub, producing long spikes of beautiful red flowers resembling coral
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr.,—L. coralium—Gr. korallion.

Usage

In literature:

Soon he saw, far below, the branches of the coral tree.
"Flower Fables" by Louisa May Alcott
But the soul of it all, the indescribable thing about this picture of mirrored palm trees, blue lagoon, coral reef and sky, was the light.
"The Blue Lagoon" by H. de Vere Stacpoole
But at least I shall stay to watch the thorn trees load themselves with coral.
"The Shuttle" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Day by day I look at the coral buds on the lime-tree.
"The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft" by George Gissing
It's all sand and coral and palm trees; but there's a kind of a quaintness in the place.
"The Ebb-Tide A Trio And Quartette" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne
I have had lent me a young Coral-tree (Erythrina), which is very sickly, yet shows odd sleep movements.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
His birthplace was a hole in an old "Coral" tree.
"Concerning Animals and Other Matters" by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
Look at these trees, perfect little trees in coral, eight or ten feet high, with branches spreading out from the trunk.
"Lord Dolphin" by Harriet A. Cheever
Coral grows like a tree in the sea, and at first its color is green.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4" by Charles Dudley Warner
I slip behind the coral tree, and wait; but he is a stupid beast, the shark, and knows not what to do when I come not out.
"Nautilus" by Laura E. Richards
We broke of many specimens of the branch- or tree-coral, which seemed to be in full vigour of life and activity.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
Erythrina: or coral tree.
"Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria" by William Landsborough
It's all sand and coral and palm-trees; but there's a kind of a quaintness in the place.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Trees and bushes were covered with hoarfrost and looked like a forest of white coral, while on every twig glittered frozen dewdrops.
"Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
Corals, branching like trees and bushes on the sea floor, form groves under water.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
The coral rocks bound the sea, and the grass and trees come down to the coral rocks.
"To Cuba and Back" by Richard Henry Dana
But, in fact, to the unfamiliar sense, this tree of odorous coral has been delicious.
"Shakespeare's England" by William Winter
The sun, moreover, was shining from a sky of brightest blue, and the trees were like trees of coral, yet the frost was intense.
"In Touch with Nature" by Gordon Stables
The sun, moreover, was shining from a sky of brightest blue, and the trees were like trees of coral, yet the frost was intense.
"In Touch with Nature" by Gordon Stables
The coral flower buds sprinkle the new leaves, and through May a great burst of rose-colored bloom overspreads the tree-tops.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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In poetry:

Leafless are the trees; their purple branches
Spread themselves abroad, like reefs of coral,
Rising silent
In the Red Sea of the winter sunset.
"The Golden Mile-Stone. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Not that,--the palm-tree's rustling leaf
Brought from a parching coral-reef
Its breath is heated;--I would swing
The broad gray plumes,--the eagle's wing.
"Midsummer" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
She goes for a walk on an ocean wave,
She fishes for cats in a coral cave;
She drinks from an empty glass of milk,
And lines her potato trees with silk.
I'm sure that fornever and never was seen
So foolish a thing as the Nonsense Queen!
"A Great Lady" by Carolyn Wells

In news:

Coral Tree Café's vegetable soup.
0 Vegetable soup from the Coral Tree Café.
After three years of planning, the Coral Tree Gift Shop and Cape Uniforms and More at the Cape Coral Hospital are currently having a soft opening for their customers with some promotions.
Coral Tree Café's vegetable soup.
A CHRISTMAS CORAL John Galliano makes a splash with his "Under the Sea" Xmas tree.
An excellent report by NBC2 News on July 9 correctly pointed out that the City of Cape Coral was taking an important wildfire prevention step in removing highly combustible melaleuca trees from Oasis Woods.
Known as "sea corn" or "red trees," Primnoa resedaeformis is the most plentiful deep-sea coral species in the waters of Nova Scotia.
Coral Tree Café's vegetable soup .
Family Dollar Stores Inc has opened two new Cape Coral stores in the past few weeks and was given zoning approval last week for a location at Cape Coral Parkway and Palm Tree Boulevard.
Expect snow, the official Holiday Tree Lighting, and, of course, the arrival of Santa at the popular CenturyLink Holiday Festival of Lights set for today in downtown Cape Coral .
Expect snow, the official Holiday Tree Lighting, and, of course, the arrival of Santa at the popular CenturyLink Holiday Festival of Lights set for today in downtown Cape Coral.
Cape Uniforms and More added to Coral Tree Gift Shop at Cape Hospital.
And his Coral Reefer Band are once again taking their high-energy sing-a-long extravaganza on the road, in support of the new album titled Far Side of the World, with a look and feel of the African savannah, complete with giant baobab tree.
Drop in between two skyscraper-size boulders-look for delicate trees of black coral-and exit onto a sandy plain patrolled by gray reef sharks and tarpon.
Dave Santos looks at next year's fruiting buds on an organic Coral Champagne cherry tree.
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