cor·o·net /ˌkɔrəˈnɛt, ˌkɑr-/
cor·o·net /ˌkɔrəˈnɛt, ˌkɑr-/ 名詞
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.
n 1: a small crown; usually indicates a high rank but below that
2: margin between the skin of the pastern and the horn of the