Definition of Coronet

1. Noun. A small crown; usually indicates a high rank but below that of sovereign.

Generic synonyms: Crown, Diadem



2. Noun. Margin between the skin of the pastern and the horn of the hoof.
Group relationships: Fetter Bone, Pastern
Generic synonyms: Animal Tissue

Definition of Coronet

1. n. An ornamental or honorary headdress, having the shape and character of a crown; particularly, a crown worn as the mark of high rank lower than sovereignty. The word is used by Shakespeare to denote also a kingly crown.

Definition of Coronet

1. Noun. A small crown worn by a noble. In the British system, they are worn only at coronations. The German equivalent is ''Adelskrone''. ¹

2. Noun. The ring of tissue between a horse's hoof and its leg. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coronet

1. a small crown [n -S]

Medical Definition of Coronet

1. The line of junction between the skin and the hoof or claw. Origin: Fr. Coronette; L. Corona, crown (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coronet

coronational
coronations
coronato
coronatos
coronaviridae infections
coronavirus
coronavirus infections
coronaviruses
coronel
coronels
coronene
coronenes
coroner
coroners
coroners and medical examiners
coronet (current term)
coroneted
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coronial
coronides
coroniform
coronilla
coronin
coronion
coronis
coronises
coronitis
coronium
coroniums

Literary usage of Coronet

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1. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"Quarterly arg. and gu. a coronet entiled by a crosier in pale ... Feathers Az. a prince's coronet betw. in chief two ostrich feathers and in base a garb ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"'No, thank you; I do not feel in din or I for a coronet this evening; ... A coronet is more amenable to the will of man. You can buy a coronet. ..."

3. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1839)
"The Third Sword, borne by the Marquess of Westminster; his coronet carried by a ... The Golden Spurs, borne by Lord Byron; his coronet carried by a Page. ..."

4. English Heraldry by Charles Boutell (1867)
"Ducal coronet. A term commonly, but always most improperly, applied to a Crest ... An Earl's coronet has eight lofty rays of gold rising from the circlet, ..."

5. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, wearing his coronet, and his train borne as before. His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge, wearing his coronet ..."

6. The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and by Andrew Kippis, William Godwin, George Robinson (1822)
"His royal highness the duke of Glocester, wearing his coronet, ... The high constable The high constable of Scotland, of Ireland. wearing his coronet. ..."

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