Coronal



[noun kawr-uh-nl, kor-; adjective kuh-rohn-l, kawr-uh-nl, kor-] /noun ˈkɔr ə nl, ˈkɒr-; adjective kəˈroʊn l, ˈkɔr ə nl, ˈkɒr-/

noun
1.
a crown; coronet.
2.
a garland.
adjective
3.
of or relating to a coronal.
4.
Anatomy.

5.
Phonetics. (of a speech sound) articulated with the tip of the tongue, especially in a retroflex position.
6.
Linguistics. (in distinctive feature analysis) articulated with the blade of the tongue raised; dental, alveolar, or palato-alveolar.
7.
of or relating to the tip of the tongue.
noun (ˈkɒrənəl)
1.
(poetic) a circlet for the head; crown
2.
a wreath or garland
3.
(anatomy) short for coronal suture
adjective (kəˈrəʊnəl)
4.
of or relating to a corona or coronal
5.
(phonetics) a less common word for retroflex
adj.

1540s, “pertaining to a crown” (or, later, to one of the extended senses of Latin corona), from French coronal (16c.), from Latin coronalis, from corona (see crown (n.)).

coronal cor·o·nal (kôr’ə-nəl, kə-rō’nəl)
adj.

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