Definition of burgonet in English:

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burgonet

Pronunciation: /ˈbərɡəˌnet/
Pronunciation: /ˌbərɡəˈnet/

noun

historical
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A kind of visored helmet.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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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Syllabification: bur·go·net

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