anticorona

[ an-tee-kuh-roh-nuh ]
/ ˌæn ti kəˈroʊ nə /

noun

a luminous edging around the shadow of an observer or the point where his or her shadow would fall, as thrown by the sun upon a cloud or fog bank.

Nearby words

  1. anticolonial,
  2. anticolonialism,
  3. anticommutative,
  4. anticomplement,
  5. anticonvulsant,
  6. anticorrosive,
  7. anticosti,
  8. anticrepuscular arch,
  9. anticryptic,
  10. antics

Origin of anticorona


Also called Brocken bow, glory.

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