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coronal

noun cor·o·nal \ ˈkȯr-ə-nᵊl , ˈkär- \
variants: or less commonly coronel

Definition of coronal

:a circlet for the head usually implying rank or dignity

Examples of coronal in a Sentence

  1. a Renaissance portrait of a nobel woman of Florence wearing a bejeweled coronal

Origin and Etymology of coronal

Middle English coronal, from Anglo-French, from Latin coronalis of a crown, from corona

coronal Synonyms

Synonyms
chaplet, crown (also coronel), coronet, diadem
Related Words
anadem [archaic], tiara; garland, laurel

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coronal

adjective co·ro·nal \ ˈkȯr-ə-nᵊl , ˈkär- ; kə-ˈrō- \

Definition of coronal

1 a :lying in the direction of the coronal suture
b :of or relating to the frontal plane that passes through the long axis of the body
2 :of or relating to a corona or crown

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First Known Use of coronal

14th century


Medical Dictionary

coronal

adjective co·ro·nal \ ˈkȯr-ən-ᵊl , ˈkär-; kə-ˈrōn- \

medical Definition of coronal

1 :of, relating to, or being a corona
2 :lying in the direction of the coronal suture
3 :of or relating to the frontal plane that passes through the long axis of the body


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