English dictionary definition of:



  • crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male
  • a variable color averaging a vivid red
  • (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
  • the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order


  • serving as an essential component
  • being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order


carmine central fundamental key primal redbird

Scrabble score for cardinal

Scrabble score = 11

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

generated at 22:06:55 on 21-12-19

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