burgonet definition by Webster's New World
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a lightweight helmet or steel cap, worn in the 16th cent.
Origin: French bourguignotte, origin, originally , feminine of Bourguignot, Burgundian, after Bourgogne, Burgundy
burgonet definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A light steel helmet with a peak and hinged flaps covering the cheeks, worn in the 16th century.
Origin: Old French bourguignotte, probably from Bourgogne, Burgundy, a region of eastern France.