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cor·ol·lar·y / ˈkôrəˌlerē; ˈkärə-/ • n. (pl. -lar·ies) a proposition that follows from (and is often appended to) one already proved. ∎  a direct or natural consequence or result. • adj. forming a proposition that follows from one already proved. ∎  associated; supplementary. ORIGIN: late Middle English: from Latin corollarium ‘money paid for a garland or chaplet; gratuity’ (in late Latin ‘deduction’), from corolla, diminutive of corona ‘wreath, crown, chaplet.’

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corollary (geom.) proposition appended to another as a self-evident inference XIV; immediate deduction or consequence XVII. — L. corollārium money paid for a garland, present, gratuity, f. corolla; see prec. and -ARY.

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COROLLARY

A consequence or result that can be logically drawn from the existence of a set of facts by the exercise of common sense and reason.

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corollary: see theorem.

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