[ sur-klit ]
/ ˈsɜr klɪt /


a small circle.
a ring.
a ring-shaped ornament, especially for the head.


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Origin of circlet

1475–85; circle + -et; replacing late Middle English serclett < Middle French Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for circlet

/ (ˈsɜːklɪt) /


a small circle or ring, esp a circular ornament worn on the head

Word Origin for circlet

C15: from Old French cerclet a little circle
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