armet

[ ahr-met ]
/ ˈɑr mɛt /

noun Armor.

a completely enclosed helmet having a visor and hinged cheek pieces fastened under the chin.

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earnest
Compare close helmet.

Origin of armet

1500–10; < Middle French, equivalent to arme arm2 + -et -et
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British Dictionary definitions for armet

armet
/ (ˈɑːmɛt) /

noun

a close-fitting medieval visored helmet with a neck guard

Word Origin for armet

C16: from Old French, from Old Spanish almete, from Old French helmet
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