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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Anglo-French
Origin: 'royal official', from Old French corone; CROWN1

coroner

noun
     
Related topics: Death, Officials
cor‧o‧ner [countable]
PGOMX an official whose job is to discover the cause of someone's death, especially if they died in a sudden or unusual way:
The coroner recorded a verdict of death by natural causes.

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