from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix Small: falconet.
- suffix Something worn on: labret.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A noun suffix with a diminutive force; as in baronet, pocket, facet, floweret, latchet.
Middle English, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *-ittum.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)