Coronet meaning

kôr'ə-nĕt', kŏr'-
A small crown worn by princes and princesses and by other nobles below the rank of sovereign.
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The part of a horse's foot just above the hoof.
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The upper margin of a horse's hoof.
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A small crown worn by a noble. In the British system, they are worn only at coronations. The German equivalent is Adelskrone.

Kind hearts are more than coronets,

And simple faith than Norman blood. -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Lady Clara Vere de Vere.

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The ring of tissue between a horse's hoof and its leg.
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The traditional lowest regular commissioned officer rank in the cavalry.
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A chaplet or headband decorated with gold or jewels.
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The upper margin of a horse's hoof.
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A small crown worn by princes and others of high rank.
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An ornamental band of precious metal, jewels, flowers, etc., worn around the head.
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Origin of coronet

  • Middle English coronette from Old French diminutive of corone crown from Latin corōna crown
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Old French coronete, diminutive of corone (“crown”), from Latin corona.
    From Wiktionary