Corona Borealis

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noun Corona Bo·re·al·is \-ˌbȯr-ē-ˈa-ləs\

Definition of Corona Borealis

  1. :  a northern constellation between Hercules and Boötes

Origin and Etymology of corona borealis

New Latin (genitive Coronae Borealis), literally, northern crown


First Known Use: 1615


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