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n. 1 (plural of coma cometary nuclear dust cloud id=etymology 2 English) 2 (plural of coma#English-etymology 2 coma]] lang=en cometary dust cloud, etc)


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  1. n. a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury [syn: comatoseness]

  2. a usually terminal tuft of hairs especially on a seed

  3. (astronomy) the luminous cloud of particles surrounding the frozen nucleus of a comet; forms as the comet approaches the sun and is warmed

  4. [also: comae (pl)]

Usage examples of "comae".

Sidilikah Central and such large planets were millions of times as missive, of course, enough to hole comae of gas around them.

They would hold enormous gas comae about them,, but animals that adapted to such life would have no use for a motor.