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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·o·net /ˌkɔrəˈnɛt, ˌkɑr-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cor·o·net /ˌkɔrəˈnɛt, ˌkɑr-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·o·net n.
 1. An ornamental or honorary headdress, having the shape and character of a crown; particularly, a crown worn as the mark of high rank lower than sovereignty. The word is used by Shakespeare to denote also a kingly crown.
    Without a star, a coronet, or garter.   --Goldsmith.
 Note:The coronet of the Prince of Wales consist of a circlet of gold with four crosses pattée around the edge between as many fleurs-de-lis. The center crosses are connected by an arch which is surmounted by a globe or cross. The coronet of a British duke is adorned with strawberry leaves; that of a marquis has leaves with pearls interposed; that of an earl raises the pearls above the leaves; that of a viscount is surrounded with pearls only; that of a baron has only four pearls.
 2. Far. The upper part of a horse's hoof, where the horn terminates in skin.
 3. Anc. Armor The iron head of a tilting spear; a coronel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a small crown; usually indicates a high rank but below that
           of sovereign
      2: margin between the skin of the pastern and the horn of the