- a crown or coronet
- 1485: Thomas Malory, Le Morte D'Arthur (spelling modernized) - Then the glutton anon started up, and took a great club in his hand, and smote at the king that his coronal fell to the earth.
- a wreath or garland of flowers
- (obsolete) a variant of colonel
Etymology: from Latin corona 'crown'
- relating to a crown
- (context, astronomy) relating to the corona of a star
- (context, botany) relating to the corona of a flower
- (context, phonetics) relating to a sound made with the tip or blade of the tongue
- see w:Coronal consonant, Wikipedia article on coronal consonant
- (context, anatomy) a "coronal plane" or a "coronal section" divides a body into dorsal (back) and ventral (front)
- see w:Anatomical_terms_of_location, Wikipedia article on anatomical terms of location
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