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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] corona (garland, crown), from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korōnē), garland, wreath).

Noun

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Singular
corona

Plural
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  1. A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.
  2. (astronomy): The luminous plasma atmosphere of the Sun or other star, extending millions of kilometres into space, most easily seen during a total solar eclipse,
  3. (biology): Any crown-like appendage of a plant or animal.
  4. (electrical): a low energy discharge caused by ionization of a gas by an electric field [quite common at conductor bends of 12kV or higher].

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Italian

Noun

corona f. (plural corone)

  1. crown (of a king, pope etc) (also of a tooth)
  2. coronet
  3. wreath
  4. corona (of a star etc)

Derived terms

Verb

corona

  1. Third-person singular present tense of coronare.
  2. Second-person singular imperative of coronare.

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek κορώνη (korōnē), garland, wreath).

Noun

corōna (genitive corōnae); f, first declension

  1. A garland or wreath; presented to athletes, the gods, or the dead
  2. A crown

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Spanish

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] corona, from Ancient Greek κορώνη (korōnē), garland, wreath).

Noun

corona f. (plural coronas)

Singular
corona f.

Plural
coronas f.

  1. crown
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) corona

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