- 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.
Origin of barbut
< Middle French < Provençal barbuta, feminine of barbut literally, bearded; see barbu
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The old voyager Barbut says that poultry are not natural to Guinea.
Such is the account that Mr. Barbut gives of this beautiful nimble little creature.The Book of Curiosities
The barbut and rubab thus were different instruments as late as the 19th century in Persia.