Root of the Week: CORON-

Your Roots2Words Root of the Week is CORON-:

CORON– is a word root meaning wreath, garland, crown, or something curved.
Common CORON- words include crown and coronary.
More esoteric CORON- words include coronal.

 
**WORDS TO KNOW**

corona
coronal
coronary
coronation
coroner
coronet

 
**INTERESTING VARIATIONS**

The root CORON– appears as COROL– in the following words:

corolla (noun) – the outer circle of petals on a flower

corollary (noun) – something that follows directly from something that has been proved; something that follows naturally; a result

The root CORON– appears as CORN– in exactly one word:

cornice (noun) – a horizontal molding that crowns a building; the molding at the top of the walls of a room; a band of metal or wood that conceals the top of curtains

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