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noun cor·o·nach \ˈkȯr-ə-nəḵ, ˈkär-\

Definition of coronach

  1. :  a funeral dirge sung or played on the bagpipes in Scotland and Ireland

Origin and Etymology of coronach

Scottish Gaelic corranach & Irish coránach

First Known Use: 1530

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