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corona (n.)

1650年代,"王冠",来自拉丁文 corona "王冠、花环",在古罗马尤其是"为杰出的军功而赐予的王冠或花环",来自PIE根的后缀形式 *sker- (2)"转弯、弯曲"。

在植物学、解剖学等方面有许多延伸意义。如两个"皇冠"星座。 Corona Borealis 王冠 Corona Australis ,都是托勒密时代的。天文学意义上的"在日全食时围绕太阳观测的发光圈"是1809年的。作为古巴雪茄的品牌,1876年。墨西哥淡色拉格啤酒的品牌,可追溯到1925年。

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Definitions of corona from WordNet

corona (n.)
the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse;
Synonyms: aureole
corona (n.)
(botany) the trumpet-shaped or cup-shaped outgrowth of the corolla of a daffodil or narcissus flower;
corona (n.)
an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere;
Synonyms: corona discharge / corposant / St. Elmo's fire / Saint Elmo's fire / Saint Elmo's light / Saint Ulmo's fire / Saint Ulmo's light / electric glow
corona (n.)
one or more circles of light seen around a luminous object;
corona (n.)
(anatomy) any structure that resembles a crown in shape;
corona (n.)
a long cigar with blunt ends;
From wordnet.princeton.edu