from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere between Hercules and Boötes. Also called Northern Crown.
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- proper n. A small constellation said to resemble a crown.
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- n. a small constellation in the northern hemisphere between Bootes and Hercules
Latin Corōna boreālis : corōna, crown + boreālis, northern.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin corona borealis ("northern crown") (Wiktionary)