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Noun: coronet  ,kó-ru'net or kor-u-nut or ,kó-ru'net or kór-u-nut [N. Amer], ,kó-ru'net or kó-ru-nut [Brit]
  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 hoof

Derived forms: coronets

Type of: animal tissue, crown, diadem

Part of: fetter bone, pastern

Encyclopedia: Coronet