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coronet

noun cor·o·net \ˌkr-ə-ˈnet, ˌkär-\

: a small crown

Full Definition of CORONET

1
:  a small or lesser crown usually signifying a rank below that of a sovereign
2
:  a wreath or band for the head usually for wear by women on formal occasions
3
:  the lower part of a horse's pastern where the horn terminates in skin — see horse illustration
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Examples of CORONET

  1. <the prince wore a small gold coronet to denote his rank>

Origin of CORONET

Middle French coronette, from Old French coronete, from corone
First Known Use: 15th century

Related to CORONET

Synonyms
chaplet, coronal (also coronel), crown, diadem

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator
CORONET Defined for Kids

coronet

noun cor·o·net \ˌkr-ə-ˈnet\

Definition of CORONET for Kids

1
:  a small crown worn by a person of noble but less than royal rank
2
:  an ornamental wreath or band worn around the head
Medical Dictionary

coronet

noun cor·o·net \ˌkr-ə-ˈnet, ˌkär-\

Medical Definition of CORONET

:  the lower part of a horse's pastern where the horn terminates in skin

Illustration of CORONET

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