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coronary

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adjective cor·o·nary \ˈkȯr-ə-ˌner-ē, ˈkär-, -ˌne-rē\

Simple Definition of coronary

  • : of or relating to the heart and especially to the vessels that supply blood to the heart

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of coronary

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, resembling, or being a crown or coronal

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being the coronary arteries or veins of the heart; broadly :  of or relating to the heart

1610

First Known Use of coronary

1610

Rhymes with coronary

actuary, adversary, airy-fairy, ancillary, antiquary, apiary, arbitrary, aviary, axillary, bacillary, beriberi, bestiary, biliary, black raspberry, Bloody Mary, boysenberry, breviary, budgetary, calamari, calamary, candleberry, Canterbury, capillary, carpellary, cassowary, catenary, cautionary, cavitary, cemetery, centenary, certiorari, checkerberry, chinaberry, cometary, commentary, commissary, condottiere, coralberry, corollary, culinary, customary, dictionary, dietary, dignitary, dromedary, dysentery, elderberry, emissary, estuary, farkleberry, February, formulary, fragmentary, fritillary, functionary, funerary, honorary, huckleberry, intermarry, janissary, January, lamasery, lapidary, lectionary, legendary, legionary, lingonberry, literary, loganberry, luminary, mammillary, mandatary, maxillary, medullary, mercenary, miliary, military, millenary, milliary, millinery, missionary, momentary, monastery, mortuary, necessary, ordinary, ossuary, partridgeberry, pensionary, pigmentary, planetary, Pondicherry, prebendary, presbytery, pulmonary, quaternary, red mulberry, reliquary, rowanberry, salivary, salmonberry, salutary, sanctuary, sanguinary, sanitary, secondary, secretary, sedentary, seminary, silverberry, solitary, sour cherry, stationary, stationery, statuary, subcontrary, sublunary, sugarberry, sumptuary, syllabary, temporary, tertiary, thimbleberry, Tipperary, Tom and Jerry, topiary, tributary, tutelary, Typhoid Mary, unitary, urinary, vestiary, Virgin Mary, visionary, voluntary, vulnerary, Waterbury, whortleberry, winterberry


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coronary

noun cor·o·nary

Definition of coronary

plural coronaries



Examples of coronary in a sentence

  1. I almost had a coronary when I heard the news.



1893

First Known Use of coronary

1893


CORONARY Defined for Kids

coronary

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adjective cor·o·nary \ˈkȯr-ə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of coronary for Students

  1. :  of or relating to the heart or its blood vessels <a coronary artery>




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