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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cornet \Cor"net\ (k?r"n?t), noun [F. cornet, m. (for senses 1 & 2), cornette, f. & m. (for senses 3 & 4), dim. of corne horn, L. cornu. See {Horn}.]

1. (Mus.) (a) An obsolete rude reed instrument (Ger. Zinken), of the oboe family. (b) A brass instrument, with cupped mouthpiece, and furnished with valves or pistons, now used in bands, and, in place of the trumpet, in orchestras. See {Cornet-['a]-piston}. (c) A certain organ stop or register.

2. A cap of paper twisted at the end, used by retailers to inclose small wares. --Cotgrave.

3. (Mil.) (a) A troop of cavalry; -- so called from its being accompanied by a cornet player. [Obs.] "A body of five cornets of horse." --Clarendon. (b) The standard of such a troop. [Obs.] (c) The lowest grade of commissioned officer in a British cavalry troop, who carried the standard. The office was abolished in 1871.

4. A headdress: (a) A square cap anciently worn as a mark of certain professions. (b) A part of a woman's headdress, in the 16th century.

5. [Cf. {Coronet}.] (Far.) See {Coronet}, 2.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cornet

noun

1: a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves [syn: {cornet}, {horn}, {trumpet}, {trump}]


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