Coronal definition

kôrə-nəl, kŏr-, kə-rōnəl
A garland, wreath, or circlet for the head.
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Of or relating to a corona, especially of the head.
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Of, relating to, or having the direction of the coronal suture or of the plane dividing the body into front and back portions.
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(linguistics) Articulated by raising the blade of the tongue, as (t) in tip and (n) in night.
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A circlet for the head; diadem; crown; coronet.
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A wreath; garland.
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Of a crown, coronet, or halo.
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Of the corona of the skull.
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Designating, of, or lying in the direction of the coronal suture.
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Relating to a corona, especially of the head.
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Relating to or having the direction of the coronal suture or of the plane dividing the body into front and back portions.
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A wreath or garland of flowers.
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The frontal bone, over which the ancients wore their coronae or garlands.

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(phonetics) A consonant produced with the tip or blade of the tongue.
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Relating to a crown or coronation.
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(astronomy) Relating to the corona of a star.
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(botany) Relating to the corona of a flower.
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(phonetics) Relating to a sound made with the tip or blade of the tongue.
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(anatomy) A "coronal plane" or a "coronal section" divides a body into dorsal (back) and ventral (front)
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(linguistics) A coronal consonant.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
coronal
Plural:
coronals

Origin of coronal

  • Middle English from Latin corōnālis of a crown from corōna crown crown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French, from Latin corōnālis (“related to a crown”), from corōna (“crown”).

    From Wiktionary