Crest-coronet



noun, Heraldry.
1.
(def 6).
[kawr-uh-nit, -net, kor-, kawr-uh-net, kor-] /ˈkɔr ə nɪt, -ˌnɛt, ˈkɒr-, ˌkɔr əˈnɛt, ˌkɒr-/
noun
1.
a small crown.
2.
a crown worn by nobles or peers.
3.
a crownlike ornament for the head, as of gold or jewels.
4.
an ornament, more or less pedimental in form, situated over a door or window.
5.
the lowest part of the pastern of a horse or other hoofed animal, just above the hoof.
6.
Also called crest coronet. Heraldry. a crownlike support for a crest, used in place of a torse.
/ˈkɒrənɪt/
noun
1.
any small crown, esp one worn by princes or peers as a mark of rank
2.
a woman’s jewelled circlet for the head
3.
the margin between the skin of a horse’s pastern and the horn of the hoof
4.
the knob at the base of a deer’s antler
5.
(heraldry) a support for a crest shaped like a crown
n.

“a small crown,” late 15c., from Old French coronete, diminutive of corone “a crown,” from Latin corona “crown” (see crown (n.)).

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