Definition for aureola (2 of 2)
noun, plural co·ro·nas, co·ro·nae [kuh-roh-nee] /kəˈroʊ ni/.
Examples from the Web for aureola
His face wore a look of triumph, and was surrounded by an aureola which dazzled Rosanette.Sentimental Education, Volume II|Gustave Flaubert
“It is the aureola which has stolen into my heart,” thought Cristobal.Fairy Book|Sophie May
The aureola, when enveloping the whole body, is generally oval or elliptical in form, but is occasionally circular or quatrefoil.
They are generally surrounded by an aureola known as the penumbra, and sensibly less luminous than the other portions of the orb.
The rays quivered everywhere in the air, and the aureola filled the world.Psyche|Louis Couperus
British Dictionary definitions for aureola (1 of 2)
Word Origin for aureole
British Dictionary definitions for aureola (2 of 2)
noun plural -nas or -nae (-niː)
- the trumpet-shaped part of the corolla of daffodils and similar plants; the crown
- a crown of leafy outgrowths from inside the petals of some flowers