coronet
noun Etymology: Middle French coronette, from Old French coronete, from corone Date: 15th century 1. a small or lesser crown usually signifying a rank below that of a sovereign 2. an ornamental wreath or band for the head usually for wear by women on formal occasions 3. the lower part of a horse's pastern where the horn terminates in skin — see horse illustration

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  • Coronet — bezeichnet: folgende Unternehmen und Produkte Coronet Motor Co., einen ehemaligen britischen Automobilhersteller (1900–1903) Coronet Cars Ltd., einen ehemaligen britischen Automobilhersteller (1957–1960) Dodge Coronet, ein Modell des US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Coronet — Cor o*net (k?r ? n?t), n. [Dim. of OE. corone crown; cf. OF. coronete. See {Crown}, and cf. {Crownet}, {Cronet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An ornamental or honorary headdress, having the shape and character of a crown; particularly, a crown worn as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coronet — a small crown, late 15c., from O.Fr. coronete, dim. of corone a crown, from L. corona crown (see CROWN (Cf. crown)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • coronet — ► NOUN 1) a small or simple crown. 2) a decorative band encircling the head. ORIGIN Old French coronete, little crown …   English terms dictionary

  • coronet — [kôr΄ə net′, kär΄ə net΄; kôr′ə net΄, kär′ə net΄] n. [ME corounet < OFr coronete, dim. of corone < L corona,CROWN] 1. a small crown worn by princes and others of high rank 2. an ornamental band of precious metal, jewels, flowers, etc., worn… …   English World dictionary

  • Coronet — This article is about the headgear. For other uses, see Coronet (disambiguation). Not to be confused with cornet. Shield Field Supporter Supporter …   Wikipedia

  • Coronet — Dodge Coronet Dodge Coronet de 1967 La Dodge Coronet était une grosse berline américaine de marque Dodge fabriquée dans les années 1950 à 1970, partageant la même plate forme que les Dodge Royal et Dodge Custom Royal, mais à l origine moins… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • coronet — coronetlike, adj. /kawr euh nit, net , kor , kawr euh net , kor /, n. 1. a small crown. 2. a crown worn by nobles or peers. 3. a crownlike ornament for the head, as of gold or jewels. 4. an ornament, more or less pedimental in form, situated over …   Universalium

  • coronet — (ko ro nè) s. m. Petite couronne qui est l insigne de la pairie anglaise. Porter le coronet. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Angl. coronet, diminutif français de couronne …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Coronet — The circlets worn by the members of the Royal family other than the king, and by members of the nobility, especially after the middle of the 15th century. Within the SCA, coronets have a particular meaning. Dukes can wear coronets that feature… …   Medieval glossary

  • coronet — UK [ˈkɒrənɪt] / US [ˈkɔrənət] noun [countable] Word forms coronet : singular coronet plural coronets a small crown …   English dictionary

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