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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·o·ner /ˈkɔrənɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cor·o·ner /ˈkɔrənɚ, ˈkɑr-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·o·ner n.  An officer of the peace whose principal duty is to inquire, with the help of a jury, into the cause of any violent, sudden or mysterious death, or death in prison, usually on sight of the body and at the place where the death occurred. [In England formerly also written and pronounced crowner.]
 Note:In some of the United States the office of coroner is abolished, that of medical examiner taking its place.
 Coroner's inquest. See under Inquest.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a public official who investigates by inquest any death not
          due to natural causes [syn: medical examiner]