[ bahr-buht ]
/ ˈbɑr bət /
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a steel helmet of the 15th century completely enclosing the head and having a T-shaped face slit: similar in form to the ancient Corinthian bronze helmet.
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Origin of barbut
<Middle French <Provençal barbuta, feminine of barbut literally, bearded; see barbu
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Example sentences from the Web for barbut
Such is the account that Mr. Barbut gives of this beautiful nimble little creature.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
The barbut and rubab thus were different instruments as late as the 19th century in Persia.
The old voyager Barbut says that poultry are not natural to Guinea.