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burgonet

[bur-guh-net, -nit, bur-guh-net] /ˈbɜr gəˌnɛt, -nɪt, ˌbɜr gəˈnɛt/
noun, Armor.
1.
an open helmet, usually having a peak and hinged cheek pieces, and often accompanied by a buffe.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; Middle English burgon of Burgundy (< Middle French Bourgogne Burgundy) + -et, modeled on Middle French bourguignotte
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burgonet

/ˈbɜːɡəˌnɛt/
noun
1.
a light 16th-century helmet, usually made of steel, with hinged cheekpieces
Word Origin
C16: from French bourguignotte, from bourguignot of Burgundy, from Bourgogne Burgundy
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