Corona Borealis

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

Definition of Corona Borealis 

: a northern constellation between Hercules and Boötes

First Known Use of Corona Borealis

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Corona Borealis

borrowed from New Latin Corōna Boreālis (genitive Corōnae Boreālis), literally, "northern crown"

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