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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

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

noun cor·o·net \ˌkr-ə-ˈnet, ˌkär-\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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