Definition of coronach in English:

coronach

Pronunciation /ˈkɒrənək//ˈkɒrənəx/

noun

  • (in Scotland or Ireland) a funeral song.

    • ‘‘Oh, there'll be plenty of that… but not if you play coronachs,’ said Darien.’
    lament, dirge, requiem, elegy, funeral chant, funeral song, burial hymn, dead march, keen, plaint, knell
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Origin

Early 16th century (originally Scots, denoting the outcry of a crowd): from Scottish Gaelic corranach ( Irish coranach), from comh- ‘together’ + rànach ‘outcry’.

Pronunciation

coronach

/ˈkɒrənək//ˈkɒrənəx/