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barbut

[bahr-buh t] /ˈbɑr bət/
noun
1.
a steel helmet of the 15th century completely enclosing the head and having a T -shaped face slit: similar in form to the ancient Corinthian bronze helmet.
Also, barbute.
Origin
< Middle French < Provençal barbuta, feminine of barbut literally, bearded; see barbu
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