Definition of burgonet in English:


Syllabification: bur·go·net
Pronunciation: /ˈbərgəˌnet, ˌbərgəˈnet


  • A kind of visored helmet.
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    • 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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