Corollary Cor"ol*la*ry (k?r"?l-l?-r?; 277), n.; pl. {Corollaries} (-r?z). [L. corollarium gift, corollary, fr. corolla. See {Corolla}.] 1. That which is given beyond what is actually due, as a garland of flowers in addition to wages; surplus; something added or superfluous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Now come, my Ariel; bring a corollary, Rather than want a spirit. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Something which follows from the demonstration of a proposition; an additional inference or deduction from a demonstrated proposition; a consequence. [1913 Webster]

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