annulet

noun
an·​nu·​let | \ ˈan-yə-lət How to pronounce annulet (audio) \

Definition of annulet

1 : a little ring
2 : a small architectural molding or ridge forming a ring

First Known Use of annulet

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for annulet

modification of Middle French annelet, diminutive of anel, from Latin anellus, diminutive of anulus

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“Annulet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/annulet. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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