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# Corollary

[kawr-uh-ler-ee, kor-; especially British, kuh-rol-uh-ree] /ˈkɔr əˌlɛr i, ˈkɒr-; especially British, kəˈrɒl ə ri/

noun, plural corollaries.
1.
Mathematics. a proposition that is incidentally proved in proving another proposition.
2.
an immediate consequence or easily drawn conclusion.
3.
a natural consequence or result.
/kəˈrɒlərɪ/
noun (pl) -laries
1.
a proposition that follows directly from the proof of another proposition
2.
an obvious deduction
3.
a natural consequence or result
4.
consequent or resultant
n.

late 14c., from Late Latin corollarium “a deduction, consequence,” from Latin corollarium, originally “money paid for a garland,” hence “gift, gratuity, something extra;” and in logic, “a proposition proved from another that has been proved.” From corolla “small garland,” diminutive of corona “crown” (see crown (n.)).
corollary
(kôr’ə-lěr’ē)
A statement that follows with little or no proof required from an already proven statement. For example, it is a theorem in geometry that the angles opposite two congruent sides of a triangle are also congruent. A corollary to that statement is that an equilateral triangle is also equiangular.

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• Corollate

[kuh-rol-eyt, -it, kawr-uh-leyt, -lit, kor-] /kəˈrɒl eɪt, -ɪt, ˈkɔr əˌleɪt, -lɪt, ˈkɒr-/ adjective, Botany. 1. having a . adj. 1864, “having a corolla,” from corolla + -ate.

• Coromandel

[kawr-uh-man-dl, kor-] /ˌkɔr əˈmæn dl, ˌkɒr-/ noun 1. the hard, brownish wood of a tropical Asian tree, Diospyros melanoxylon. 2. the tree itself.

• Coromandel-coast

[kawr-uh-man-dl, kor-, kawr-, kor-] /ˈkɔr əˈmæn dl, ˈkɒr-, ˌkɔr-, ˌkɒr-/ noun 1. a coastal region in SE India, S of the Kistna River. /ˌkɒrəˈmændəl/ noun 1. the SE coast of India, along the Bay of Bengal, extending from Point Calimere to the mouth of the Krishna River

• Coromandel-work

noun 1. lacquer work popular in England c1700 and marked by an incised design filled in with gold and color.

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