Carcanet definition

kärkə-nĕt, -nĭt
A jeweled necklace, collar, or headband.
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(archaic) An ornamental collar, band, or necklace, usually of gold and often jeweled.
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(archaic) A richly decorative collar.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of carcanet - carkanet

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
carcanet
Plural:
carcanets

Origin of carcanet

  • From Old French carcan collar perhaps from Medieval Latin carcannum perhaps of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From carcan +‎ -et.

    From Wiktionary