What is Cornet?

Cornet definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
Music. a valved wind instrument of the trumpet family.
a small cone of paper twisted at the end and used for holding candy, nuts, etc.
a pastry cone, usually filled with whipped cream.
British. a conical wafer, as for ice cream; cone.
a large, white, winged headdress formerly worn by the members of the Sisters of Charity.
a woman’s headdress, often cone-shaped, usually of delicate fabrics and having lappets of lace or other material, worn by women from the 14th to the 18th century.

a pennant or flag used for signaling in a navy.
(formerly) the officer who carried the colors in a troop of cavalry: the cornet of horse.

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