\\kə¦rōnəˌ\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from corona + virus; from their shape as seen under an electron microscope
: any of a family (Coronaviridae) of single-stranded RNA viruses that have a lipid envelope with club-shaped projections and include some causing respiratory symptoms in man

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