1. Also called bandelet, bandlet, square and rabbet. Architecture.
an encircling band, molding, or fillet, as on the shaft of a column.
Entomology. a ring, usually colored, around or on the surface of an organ.
Heraldry. a ring, represented as a voided roundel, used especially as the cadence mark of a fifth son.
< Latin annul
) ring (see annulus
) + -et
; replacing earlier anlet
< Anglo-French anelet,
diminutive of Old French anel
ring < Latin ānellus