Meaning of coronet


Pronunciation: (kôr'u-nit, -net", kor'-, kôr"u-net', kor"-), [key]
— 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 a door or window.
  5. the lowest part of the pastern of a horse or other hoofed animal, just above the hoof.
  6. Also calleda crownlike support for a crest, used in place of a torse.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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