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"The coronet"

January 29, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rhinehardt11

Coronet?! Who uses this word? How bout "crown"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wataya

Sometimes duo's priorities of which words to teach are a bit... arbitrary.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hohenems

I'm an English speaker learning German, and I would sooner recognize/understand Krone than I would "coronet".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Soglio

Good question. I've mostly seen the term in historical novels that are rife with royalty. Apparently it's a sort of lesser crown--for princes and the like who are outranked by the sovereign. See: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coronet

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