coronach

[ kawr-uh-nuhkh, kor- ]
/ ˈkɔr ə nəx, ˈkɒr- /

noun

(in Scotland and Ireland) a song or lamentation for the dead; dirge.

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Origin of coronach

1490–1500; < Scots Gaelic corranach, Irish coránach dirge
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British Dictionary definitions for coronach

coronach
/ (ˈkɒrənəx, -nək) /

noun

Scot and or Irish a dirge or lamentation for the dead

Word Origin for coronach

C16: from Scottish Gaelic corranach; related to Irish rānadh a crying
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