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an·nu·let

 (ăn′yə-lĭt)
n.
A ringlike molding around the capital of a pillar.

[Latin ānulus, ring; see annulus + -et.]

annulet

(ˈænjʊlɪt)
n
1. (Architecture) architect a moulding in the form of a ring, as at the top of a column adjoining the capital
2. (Heraldry) heraldry a ring-shaped device on a shield; hollow roundel
3. a little ring
[C16: from Latin ānulus ring + -et]

an•nu•let

(ˈæn yə lɪt)

n.
1. an encircling molding or band, as on the shaft of a column.
2. a small ring or circle.
[1565–75; < Latin annul(us) ring (see annulus) + -et]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.annulet - (heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle; "a hollow roundel"
armorial bearing, heraldic bearing, bearing, charge - heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
heraldry - emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
2.annulet - molding in the form of a ringannulet - molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column
moulding, molding - a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
3.annulet - a small ringannulet - a small ring        
ring, band - jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; "she had rings on every finger"; "he noted that she wore a wedding band"
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