coronavirus

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /kəˈrəʊnəˌvaɪrəs/
  • (US) IPA (key): /kəˈroʊnəˌvaɪrəs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: co‧ro‧na‧vi‧rus

Noun[change]

Singular
coronavirus

Plural
coronaviruses

  1. (virology) Coronavirus is a member of a group of RNA viruses that cause a variety of diseases in humans and animals.
  2. Used to refer to the COVID-19 pandemic.