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cor·o·nal

 (kôr′ə-nəl, kŏr′-, kə-rō′nəl)
n.
1. A garland, wreath, or circlet for the head.
2. Linguistics A coronal consonant.
adj.
1. Of or relating to a corona, especially of the head.
2. Of, relating to, or having the direction of the coronal suture or of the plane dividing the body into front and back portions.
3. Linguistics Articulated by raising the blade of the tongue, as (t) in tip and (n) in night.

[Middle English, from Latin corōnālis, of a crown, from corōna, crown; see crown.]

coronal

n
1. poetic a circlet for the head; crown
2. a wreath or garland
3. (Anatomy) anatomy short for coronal suture
adj
4. of or relating to a corona or coronal
5. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a less common word for retroflex
[C16: from Late Latin corōnālis belonging to a crown]

cor•o•nal

(n. ˈkɔr ə nl, ˈkɒr-; adj. usu. kəˈroʊn l)

n.
1. a crown; coronet.
2. a garland.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to a coronal or corona.
4. (of a speech sound) articulated with the blade of the tongue raised.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin corōnālis= Latin corōn(a) crown + -ālis -al1]
co•ro′nal•ly, adv.

coronal

Relating to the crown of the head.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronal - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposescoronal - flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
crown - a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
floral arrangement, flower arrangement - a decorative arrangement of flowers
bay wreath, laurel wreath, laurel - (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
Translations
koronal
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