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From Latin corollarium meaning "deduction, consequence", originally "money paid for a garland", hence "gift, gratuity, something extra". From Latin corolla "small garland", diminutive of corona "crown".
- Something given beyond what is actually due; something added or superfluous.
- Something which occurs a fortiori, as a result of another effort without significant additional effort.
- Finally getting that cracked window fixed was a nice corollary of redoing the whole storefont.
- (mathematics) A proposition which follows easily from the proof of another proposition.
- We have proven that this set is finite and well ordered. As a corollary, we now know that there is an order-preserving map from it to the natural numbers.
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