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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coronal  \Cor"o*nal\  (k?r"?-nal  or  esp.  in  science,  k?-r?"nal; 
  277),  a.  [L.  coronalis:  cf  F.  coronal.] 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  corona  (in  any  of  the  senses). 
 
  The  coronal  light  during  the  eclipse  is  faint. 
  --Abney. 
 
  2.  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  king's  crown,  or  coronation. 
 
  The  law  and  his  coronal  oath  require  his  undeniable 
  assent  to  what  laws  the  Parliament  agree  upon 
  --Milton. 
 
  3.  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  top  of  the  head  or  skull. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  shell  of  a  sea  urchin. 
 
  {Coronal  suture}  (Anat.),  a  suture  extending  across  the  skull 
  between  the  parietal  and  frontal  bones;  the 
  fronto-parietal  suture. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coronal  \Cor"o*nal\,  n. 
  1.  A  crown;  wreath;  garland.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  The  frontal  bone,  over  which  the  ancients  wore  their 
  coron[ae]  or  garlands.  --Hooper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coronal 
  n  :  a  circular  band  of  foliage  or  flowers  for  ornamental 
  purposes  [syn:  {wreath},  {garland},  {chaplet},  {lei}] 




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