morion[mōr′ē än′, môr′-]
morion definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Old French ; from Spanish morrión ; from morra, crown of the head, snout: see moraine
Origin: misreading of Classical Latin mormorion (in early editions of Pliny)
morion definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A crested metal helmet with a curved peak in front and back, worn by soldiers in the 16th and 17th centuries.
- A black or blackish brown form of smoky quartz.
Origin: French, from Spanish morrión, from morro, round object, probably from Vulgar Latin *murrum, muzzle.