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Definition of Annulet

Annulet
Annulet 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.

Meaning of Annulet from wikipedia

- Annulet can refer to: Annulet (heraldry), a mark in distinction Annulet (architecture), a fillet or ring encircling a column Annulet or Charissa obscurata...
- Annulets, in architecture, are small square components in the Doric capital, under the quarter-round. They are also called fillets or listels. An annulet...
- In heraldry, an annulet (i.e. "little ring") is a common charge. It may allude to the custom of prelates to receive their investiture per baculum et annulum...
- Their design is composed of Arabic inscriptions surrounded by circles and annulets. On each side there is a three- or four-line legend with a single circular...
- Gnophos obfuscata, the Scotch annulet or Scottish annulet, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Michael Denis and Ignaz...
- item or be any of the furs used in heraldry. Roundels are similar to the annulet, which some heralds would refer to as a false roundel. In some languages...
- of Schwyz, Switzerland. The coat of arms of the district is gules, an annulet sable — a black ring on a red background. It has a po****tion of 43,796...
- Silver coin of Aldfrith of Northumbria (686–705). OBVERSE: +AldFRIdUS, pellet-in-annulet; REVERSE: Lion with forked tail standing left....
- Fillet may refer to: Annulet (architecture), part of a column capital, also called a fillet Fillet (aircraft), a fairing smoothing the airflow at a joint...
- and Ionic orders. In the Gr**** Doric capital it is the space between the annulets of the echinus and the grooves, which marked the junction of the shaft...
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