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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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CORNETTE

A large, spreading white headgear. Formerly worn in France by both men and women and until recently by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. (Etym. French cornette, headdress.)

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