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Corona Borealis


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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A small constellation said to resemble a crown.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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)



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