a lightweight helmet or steel cap, worn in the 16th cent.
Origin of burgonetFrench bourguignotte, origin, originally , feminine of Bourguignot, Burgundian, after Bourgogne, Burgundy
A light steel helmet with a peak or crest and often hinged flaps covering the cheeks, worn chiefly in the 16th century.
Origin of burgonetOld French bourguignotte, probably from Bourgogne, Burgundy, a region of eastern France.
- (historical) A light helmet worn by infantrymen.