Burgonet definition

bûrgə-nĭt, bûrgə-nĕt
A light steel helmet with a peak or crest and often hinged flaps covering the cheeks, worn chiefly in the 16th century.
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A lightweight helmet or steel cap, worn in the 16th cent.
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(historical) A light helmet worn by infantrymen.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of burgonet - burganet

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
burgonet
Plural:
burgonets

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”).

    From Wiktionary