casqued

casque

[kask]
noun
1.
an open, conical helmet with a nose guard, commonly used in the medieval period.
2.
any helmet-shaped head covering.
3.
Zoology. a process or formation on the head, resembling a helmet.

Origin:
1570–80; < Middle French < Spanish casco helmet, head, earthen pot; akin to cascara

casqued [kaskt] , adjective
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casque (kæsk)
 
n
zoology a helmet or a helmet-like process or structure, as on the bill of most hornbills
 
[C17: from French, from Spanish casco; see cask]
 
casqued
 
adj

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casque
"armor for the head," 1580, from Fr., see cask.
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