A light steel helmet with a peak or crest and often hinged flaps covering the cheeks, worn chiefly in the 16th century.
A lightweight helmet or steel cap, worn in the 16th cent.
Alternative Form of burgonet - burganet
Other Word Forms
Origin of burgonet
- Old French bourguignotte probably from Bourgogne , Burgundy, a region of eastern France
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French bourguignotte, from Bourgogne (“Burgundy”).