coronach

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coronach

(ˈkɒrənəx; -nək)
n
or Scot and Irish a dirge or lamentation for the dead
[C16: from Scottish Gaelic corranach; related to Irish rānadh a crying]
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Noun1.coronach - a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
keen - a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
song, vocal - a short musical composition with words; "a successful musical must have at least three good songs"