annulet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin annulus (small ring).

Noun[edit]

annulet (plural annulets)

  1. A small ring.
  2. (architecture) A ring-shaped molding at the top of a column
  3. (heraldry) A small circle borne as a charge in coats of arms.

References[edit]

  • The Manual of Heraldry, Fifth Edition, by Anonymous, London, 1862, online at [1]