coronet

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French coronete, diminutive of corone (crown), from Latin corona.

Noun[edit]

coronet (plural coronets)

  1. 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
  2. (heraldry) A heraldic representation of a small crown, usually on a noble's coat of arms.
  3. The ring of tissue between a horse's hoof and its leg.
  4. The traditional lowest regular commissioned officer rank in the cavalry

Synonyms[edit]

(junior commissioned officer):

  • ensign (infantry equivalent of the cavalry coronet)
  • second lieutenant (OF-1), first NATO commissioned officer grade above OF-0 trainee officer

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Verb[edit]

corōnet

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of corōnō