Origin of morionOld French ; from Spanish morrión ; from morra, crown of the head, snout: see moraine
Origin of morionmisreading of Classical Latin mormorion (in early editions of Pliny)
Origin of morionFrench, from Spanish morrión, from morro, snout, thick lip, rounded end of an object, probably from Vulgar Latin *murrum, snout, of imitative origin.
16th-century etched Italian morion
Origin of morionFrench, from a postclassical Latin misreading of Latin mormorion, a kind of dark precious stone, perhaps from an unattested Greek word of unknown origin.
- (mineralogy) A brown or black variety of quartz. [from 18th c.]