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cor·o·net / ˌkôrəˈnet; ˌkär-/ • n. 1. a small or relatively simple crown, esp. as worn by lesser royalty and peers or peeresses. ∎  a circular decoration for the head, esp. one made of flowers. 2. the band of tissue on the lowest part of a horse's pastern, containing the horn-producing cells from which the hoof grows. ∎  another term for burr sense 5. DERIVATIVES: cor·o·net·ed adj.

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coronet. Suggestion of a pediment or some other crowning element such as scroll-patterns over an aperture, usually in relief and not projecting like a true cornice or pediment. Von Klenze employed it.

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coronet XV. — OF. coronet(t)e, dim. of corone CROWN; see -ET.

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coronet a relatively simple crown, now especially as worn by lesser royalty and peers or peeresses.