Definition of medalet in English:

medalet

(also medallet)

noun

  • A small medal, usually one smaller than an inch or 25 mm in diameter; specifically a small medal-like devotional object worn by Roman Catholics.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Pinkerton (1758–1826), historian and poet. From medal + -et, probably after Italian medaglietta small medal, small devotional medal.

Pronunciation

medalet

/ˈmɛd(ə)lɪt/