coronet coronet  /ˈkɔ rə ˈnɛt/


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


  1. At the climactic moment, Bokassa, 56, crowned himself and placed a smaller coronet on the head of the youngest of his three wives, 28-year-old Empress Catherine.
  2. When Mary stooped over to pick him up, her coronet fell off.
  3. The coronet is a modern design of Charles' own commissioning, part of his personal program to revive British gold-and silverwork.


  • Mineral processing facility safe, company states

    By Mark Waite AMARGOSA VALLEY — Stephen Stine, chief executive officer of Coronet Metals U.S. Inc., insisted claims about unsafe chemical storage were being made by a disgruntled, ex-employee and the Liberty Precious Metals Testing and Processing Facility is safe. But Stine admitted the accusations delayed the expected start up of his operation, which is[...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Pahrump Valley Times


  1. "I don't want to step out onstage with someone wearing a coronet and sporting the old ermine," Richards said.
    on Dec 11, 2003 By: Keith Richards Source: CNN International

  2. Alan said before the cooking: "I'm terrified - The Duke may suddenly turn out to be Gordon Ramsey with a coronet."
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Alan Titchmarsh Source: Matlock Today

  3. "I met James when he was playing with Freddy Hubbard in Brooklyn," says Hutcherson, a dignified, soft-spoken man with an easy laugh. "We met at the Club Coronet in 1962 or '63, so we've played together for years. And George and I have done so...
    on Jan 15, 2005 By: Bobby Hutcherson Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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