coronalled

coronal

[n. kawr-uh-nl, kor-; adj. kuh-rohn-l, kawr-uh-nl, kor-]
noun
1.
a crown; coronet.
2.
a garland.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to a coronal.
4.
Anatomy.
a.
of or pertaining to a corona.
b.
(of a plane along the long axis of the body) lying in the direction of the coronal suture.
c.
Also, frontal. lying in the direction of the frontal plane.
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 pertaining to the tip of the tongue.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English < Latin corōnālis, equivalent to Latin corōn(a) crown + -ālis -al1

coronaled; especially British, coronalled, adjective
coronally, adverb
noncoronal, adjective
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coronal
 
n
1.  poetic a circlet for the head; crown
2.  a wreath or garland
3.  anatomy short for coronal suture
 
adj
4.  of or relating to a corona or coronal
5.  phonetics a less common word for retroflex
 
[C16: from Late Latin corōnālis belonging to a crown]

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coronal
1540s, "pertaining to a crown" (or, later, to one of the extended senses of L. corona), from Fr. coronal (16c.), from L. coronalis, from corona (see crown).
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coronal cor·o·nal (kôr'ə-nəl, kə-rō'nəl)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to a corona, especially of the head.

  2. Of, relating to, or having the direction of the coronal suture or of the plane dividing the body into front and back portions.

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