noun, plural co·ro·nas, co·ro·nae [kuh-roh-nee] /kəˈroʊ ni/.
- coromandel coast,
- coromandel work,
- corona australis,
- corona borealis,
- corona discharge,
- corona glandis,
- corona radiata
Origin of corona
Examples from the Web for corona
On one occasion, he opened fire with a rifle on officers in Corona who were tasked with protecting one of his would-be targets.
She was a Braccio herself, and Corona laughed, though she knew there was truth in the saying.Corleone|F. Marion Crawford
Her mother ran away from me… and she, Corona, was born… a year after… in America… Coronation year.Brother Copas|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Margin with a corona of fifty to sixty conical spines of unequal length.
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
Word Origin for corona
1650s, from Latin corona "crown, garland" (see crown (n.)).