Coronis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Coronis In Greek grammar, a sign ['] sometimes placed over a contracted syllable.
    • Coronis The curved line or flourish at the end of a book or chapter; hence, the end.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n coronis In paleography, a curve, double curve, or flourish, used to mark the end of a paragraph, a section, or a whole book.
    • n coronis Hence The end generally; the conclusion; the summing up.
    • n coronis In Greek grammar, a sign of crasis or contraction (') placed over the contracted vowel or diphthong, as κα%148ν for καί α%148ν.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Coronis a sign (′) marking a crasis, as κἄν = καὶ ἄν
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. korwni`s anything curved. See Cornice
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. corona, a crown.

Usage

In literature:

In the Dotian plain fair Coronis, daughter of King Phlegyas, bare him, a great joy to men, a soother of cruel pangs.
"Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica" by Homer and Hesiod
In a mountain village beyond the Vale of Tempe, there lived a beautiful lady named Coronis.
"Old Greek Stories" by James Baldwin
He was the son of God and of Coronis, and was guarded by a goatherd.
"The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II." by Annie Besant
Apollo pierces the breast of Coronis with an arrow, on the raven informing him of the infidelity of his mistress.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
Coronis left an infant son named Asclepius, who afterwards became god of medicine.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
Paschal, de Coronis, i.
"The Iliad of Homer (1873)" by Homer
Pieris Eperia compared with P. Coronis (Java).
"Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection" by Alfred Russel Wallace
Sectores coronis: the tearing or cutting structures used by the Lepidoptera in working out of a cocoon.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Dr. Jones received the young man with courtesy, and in his turn introduced him to Miss Coroni.
"Victor's Triumph" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Coronis, to conceal her pregnancy from her father, went to Epidaurus, where she was delivered of a son, whom she exposed on a mountain.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
Apollo intrigued with Coronis, the daughter of Phlegyas.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
Between the epistyle and the coronis, the long belt-shaped Zophora unfolded its bestial sculptures, erotic and fabulous.
"Ancient Manners" by Pierre Louys
Apollo, according to the ode, was himself aware, in his omniscience, of the frailty of Coronis.
"Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Andrew Lang
Meteorological observations have been carried on at five stations (Paramaribo, Coronie, Sommelsdijk, Nieuw-Nickerie and Groningen).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
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