Definition of coronach in English:

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coronach

Pronunciation: /ˈkôrənəKH/ Pronunciation: /ˈkär-/

noun

(In Scotland or Ireland) a funeral song.
Example sentences
  • ‘Oh, there'll be plenty of that… but not if you play coronachs,’ said Darien.

Origin

Early 16th century (originally Scots, denoting the outcry of a crowd): from Scottish Gaelic corranach (Irish coranach), from comh- 'together' + rànach 'outcry'.

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Syllabification: cor·o·nach

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