coronet


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cor·o·net

 (kôr′ə-nĕt′, kŏr′-)
n.
1. A small crown worn by princes and princesses and by other nobles below the rank of sovereign.
2. A chaplet or headband decorated with gold or jewels.
3. The upper margin of a horse's hoof.

[Middle English coronette, from Old French, diminutive of corone, crown, from Latin corōna; see crown.]

coronet

(ˈkɒrənɪt)
n
1. (Heraldry) any small crown, esp one worn by princes or peers as a mark of rank
2. (Jewellery) a woman's jewelled circlet for the head
3. (Veterinary Science) the margin between the skin of a horse's pastern and the horn of the hoof
4. (Zoology) the knob at the base of a deer's antler
5. (Heraldry) heraldry a support for a crest shaped like a crown
[C15: from Old French coronete a little crown, from corone crown]

cor•o•net

(ˌkɔr əˈnɛt, ˌkɒr-)

n.
1. a small crown.
2. a crown worn by nobles or peers.
3. a crownlike ornament for the head, as of jewels.
4. the lowest part of the pastern of a horse or other hoofed animal, just above the hoof.
[1350–1400; Middle English corounet; see crown, -et]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronet - a small crowncoronet - a small crown; usually indicates a high rank but below that of sovereign
diadem, crown - an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
2.coronet - margin between the skin of the pastern and the horn of the hoof
fetter bone, pastern - the part between the fetlock and the hoof
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
Translations
إكْلـيـلتاج صَغير، تُوَيْج
čelenkadiadémkorunka
adelskronediadem
ruunu
fejékkis korona
höfuîdjásnlítil kóróna
karūnėlėvainikėlis
diadēmakronisvainags
küçük taçtaç başlık

coronet

[ˈkɒrənɪt] Ncorona f (de marqués ); (= diadem) → diadema f

coronet

[ˈkɒrənət] ncouronne f

coronet

nKrone f; (= jewellery)Krönchen nt

coronet

[ˈkɒrənɪt] ndiadema m; (of peer) → corona nobiliare

coronet

(ˈkorənit) noun
1. a small crown.
2. an ornamental headdress. a coronet of flowers.
References in classic literature ?
That lofty green eminence and its quaint coronet form quite a striking picture, you may be sure, in the flush of the evening sun.
I saw plainly how you would look; and heard your impetuous republican answers, and your haughty disavowal of any necessity on your part to augment your wealth, or elevate your standing, by marrying either a purse or a coronet.
But first he casts to change his proper shape, Which else might work him danger or delay: And now a stripling Cherube he appeers, Not of the prime, yet such as in his face Youth smil'd Celestial, and to every Limb Sutable grace diffus'd, so well he feignd; Under a Coronet his flowing haire In curles on either cheek plaid, wings he wore Of many a colourd plume sprinkl'd with Gold, His habit fit for speed succinct, and held Before his decent steps a Silver wand.
If, therefore, my dear friend, you have generosity enough to pardon the presumptuous attempt, to frame for myself a minstrel coronet, partly out of the pearls of pure antiquity, and partly from the Bristol stones and paste, with which I have endeavoured to imitate them, I am convinced your opinion of the difficulty of the task will reconcile you to the imperfect manner of its execution.
The handkerchief was indeed richly embroidered, and had a coronet and arms at one of its corners.
Signor Pastrini drew from his fob a magnificent Breguet, bearing the name of its maker, of Parisian manufacture, and a count's coronet.
At the same time," continued D'Artagnan, "notwithstanding your forty thousand francs a year, and perhaps even for the very reason that you have forty thousand francs a year, it seems to me that a little coronet would do well on your carriage, hey?
I shall escort them myself," his Majesty repeated, gently but firmly, laying aside the Royal robes, and changing his crown for a small coronet, "and you may stay at home.
His friend had even hinted at the correct reproduction of his coronet.
The lowest estimate would put the worth of the coronet at double the sum which I have asked.
I like Hoggs; I don't want him to be down and out; and he'd be done for if Jink can't pay for his coronet.
Though (in one sense) he wears another man's wig and claims another man's ear, he has not stolen another man's coronet.