Definition of burgonet in English:
A kind of visored helmet.
- From cabassets to burgonets to gladiator helmets, you are sure to find great selection of medieval helmets.
- The close burgonet has a high comb, a peak, a barred, spiked visor and three gorget plates.
- This can be easily increased or decreased by raising or lowering the burgonet brim and the upper buffe plate.
Late 16th century: from French bourguignotte, perhaps a use of the feminine of bourguignot 'Burgundian', the ending being assimilated to -et1.
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