Casque definition

kăsk
A hard structure on the head of some birds, such as the hornbill or cassowary.
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The definition of a casque is a helmet.

Helmets worn by motorcycle riders are examples of a casque.

Medieval hermets worn in battle are examples of a casque.

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A piece of armor that covers the head; a helmet.
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(zoology) A helmetlike structure or protuberance.
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A helmet.
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(anat., zool.) A helmetlike process or part.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
casque
Plural:
casques

Origin of casque

  • French from Spanish casco cask

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French casque.

    From Wiktionary