Sallet meaning

săl'ĭt
A light, late medieval helmet with a brim flaring in the back, sometimes fitted with a visor.
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A rounded, metal helmet with a projecting guard for the neck and, often, a visor, worn in the 15th cent.
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(historical) A type of light spherical helmet.
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Archaic form of salad.
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Origin of sallet

Middle English salet from Old French sallade from Old Spanish celada or Old Italian celata both probably from Latin caelāta (cassis) engraved (helmet) feminine past participle of caelāre to engrave from caelum chisel kaə-id- in Indo-European roots