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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 ?
The dark mark of fate and doom was on the threshold-- the tall old threshold surmounted by coronets and caned heraldry.
Some hastily arrayed in their war dress, with coronets of fluttering feathers, and their bodies smeared with paint; others naked and only furnished with the weapons they had snatched up.
"And kind hearts, they say, are more than coronets," she replied merrily, indulging in that derisive quotation which seems to be the final reward of the greatest poets.
The lowest estimate would put the worth of the coronet at double the sum which I have asked.
Are there no charms in the thoughts of having a coronet on your coach?" "None, upon my honour," said Sophia.
The Knight obeyed; and Prince John placed upon its point a coronet of green satin, having around its edge a circlet of gold, the upper edge of which was relieved by arrow-points and hearts placed interchangeably, like the strawberry leaves and balls upon a ducal crown.
In the chariot rode Ozma and Dorothy, the former in splendid raiment and wearing her royal coronet, while the little Kansas girl wore around her waist the Magic Belt she had once captured from the Nome King.
Dorothy was presented with a pretty coronet and made a Princess of Oz, and Tiktok received two bracelets set with eight rows of very clear and sparkling emeralds.
She was hatless, but heavy braids of burnished hair, the hue of ripe wheat, were twisted about her head like a coronet; her eyes were blue and star-like; her figure, in its plain print gown, was magnificent; and her lips were as crimson as the bunch of blood-red poppies she wore at her belt.
But before Pierre could decide what answer he would send, the countess herself in a white satin dressing gown embroidered with silver and with simply dressed hair (two immense plaits twice round her lovely head like a coronet) entered the room, calm and majestic, except that there was a wrathful wrinkle on her rather prominent marble brow.
Large fat private double letter, sealed with ducal coronet. 'Nicodemus Boffin, Esquire.
five letters to put before his three names, a tiny coronet to paint upon the panels of his carriage!