how to pronounce cornet


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meanings of cornet


  1. The fifth commissioned officer in a cavalry troop, who carried the colours (equivalent to the ensign in infantry).
  2. The standard flown by a cavalry troop.
  3. A pastry shell to be filled with ice-cream, hence (Britain, dated) an ice cream cone.
  4. A troop of cavalry; so called from its being accompanied by a cornet player.
  5. A musical instrument of the brass family, slightly smaller than a trumpet, usually in the musical key of B-flat.
  6. A piece of paper twisted to be used as a container.
  7. The white headdress worn by the Sisters of Charity.
  8. A kind of organ stop.