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Meaning of ANNULET

Pronunciation:  'anyulit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small ring
  2. [n]  molding in the form of a ring; at top of a column
  3. [n]  a charge in the shape of a circle; a hollow roundel

ANNULET is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: bandelet, bandelette, bandlet, roundel, square and rabbet
 See Also: armorial bearing, band, bearing, charge, heraldic bearing, molding, moulding, ring



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An"nu*let\, n. [Dim. of annulus.]
1. A little ring. --Tennyson.

2. (Arch.) A small, flat fillet, encircling a column, etc.,
   used by itself, or with other moldings. It is used,
   several times repeated, under the Doric capital.

3. (Her.) A little circle borne as a charge.

4. (Zo["o]l.) A narrow circle of some distinct color on a
   surface or round an organ.

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