transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Etymology: Latin coronatus, past participle of coronare to crown, from corona Date: circa 1623 crown 1a

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  • Coronate — Cor o*nate (k?r ? n?t), Coronated Cor o*na ted ( n? t?ed), a. [L. coronatus, p. p. of coronare to crown, fr. corona. See {Crown}.] 1. Having or wearing a crown. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Having the coronal feathers lengthened or otherwise… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coronate — adj. [L. corona, crown] Having a crown, corona or similar structure …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • coronate — /kawr euh nayt , kor /, adj., v., coronated, coronating. adj. 1. having or wearing a crown, coronet, or the like. v.t. 2. to crown (a sovereign). [1840 50; < L coronatus ptp. of coronare to CROWN, equiv. to coron(a) crown + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • coronate — verb To crown a sovereign; to invest a prince with the insignia of royalty, on his succeeding to the sovereignty …   Wiktionary

  • coronate — v. crown a king or queen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coronate — cor·o·nate …   English syllables

  • coronate — /ˈkɒrəneɪt/ (say koruhnayt) adjective having or wearing a crown, coronet, or the like. {Latin corōnātus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • coronate — verb invest with regal power; enthrone The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey • Syn: ↑crown • Derivationally related forms: ↑Crown, ↑crown, ↑coronation, ↑crown (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • coronate egg — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) An egg with the upper end surrounded by a circlet of spines or comparable structures …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Battle of Coronate — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Coronate caption= date=689 place=Cornate d Adda result=Cunicpert is victorious combatant1=forces of Cunincpert combatant2=forces of Alahis commander1=Cunincpert commander2=Alahis strength1= strength2=… …   Wikipedia

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