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 for Coronet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coronet \Cor"o*net\ (k?r"?-n?t), n. [Dim. of OE. corone crown;
     cf. OF. coronete. See Crown, and cf. Crownet, Cronet.]
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
              Without a star, a coronet, or garter. --Goldsmith.
        [1913 Webster]
     Note: The coronet of the Prince of Wales consist of a circlet
           of gold with four crosses patt['e]e 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.
           [1913 Webster]
     2. (Far.) The upper part of a horse's hoof, where the horn
        terminates in skin. --James White.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. (Anc. Armor) The iron head of a tilting spear; a coronel.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  183 Moby Thesaurus words for "coronet":
     O, achievement, alerion, animal charge, anklet, annular muscle,
     annulet, annulus, areola, argent, armlet, armorial bearings,
     armory, arms, aureole, azure, bandeau, bangle, bar, bar sinister,
     baton, beads, bearings, bend, bend sinister, bijou, billet, blazon,
     blazonry, bordure, bracelet, breastpin, broad arrow, brooch,
     cadency mark, canton, cap of dignity, cap of maintenance, chain,
     chaplet, charge, charm, chatelaine, chevron, chief, circle,
     circuit, circumference, circus, closed circle, coat of arms,
     cockatrice, corona, coronal, crescent, crest, cross, cross moline,
     crown, cycle, device, diadem, difference, differencing, discus,
     disk, eagle, earring, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois,
     escutcheon, eternal return, fairy ring, falcon, fess, fess point,
     field, file, flanch, fleur-de-lis, fob, fret, fur, fusil, garland,
     gem, glory, great seal, griffin, gules, gyron, halo, hatchment,
     helmet, heraldic device, honor point, impalement, impaling,
     inescutcheon, jewel, label, lasso, lion, locket, logical circle,
     loop, looplet, lozenge, magic circle, mantling, marshaling,
     martlet, mascle, metal, motto, mullet, necklace, nombril point,
     noose, nose ring, octofoil, or, orb, orbit, ordinary, orle, pale,
     paly, pean, pheon, pin, precious stone, privy seal, purple,
     purple pall, purpure, quarter, quartering, radius, regalia,
     rhinestone, ring, robe of state, rod, rod of empire, rondelle,
     rose, round, roundel, royal crown, sable, saltire, saucer, scepter,
     scutcheon, seal, shield, signet, sphincter, spread eagle, stickpin,
     stone, subordinary, tenne, tiara, tincture, torque, torse,
     tressure, triple plume, unicorn, uraeus, vair, vert,
     vicious circle, wampum, wheel, wreath, wristband, wristlet, yale

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