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Coral (color)

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Hex triplet  #FF7F50
CMYK   (c, m, y, k)  (0, 50, 69, 0)
sRGB  (r, g, b)  (255, 127, 80)
HSV       (h, s, v)  (16°, 69%, 100%)
Coral (color)
Source  HTML/CSS X11 color names

The various tones of the color coral are representations of the colors of those cnidarians known as precious corals.

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Coral

The web color coral is an orangey [pink] color. It is displayed at the upper right.

The first recorded use of coral as a color name in English was in 1513.

Coral pink

The color coral pink is displayed at right, a pinkish color.

The complementary color of coral pink is teal. The first recorded use of coral pink as a color name in English was in 1892.

Light coral

The web color light coral is displayed at right.

Coral in human culture

Sports

Coral is one of the Miami Dolphins' colors.

Literature

Petrarchan poetry often describes women's lips as "coral".

References

Coral (color) Wikipedia


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