heaume

[hohm]

Origin of heaume

1565–75; < Middle French, Old French helme < Germanic; see helm2
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heaume

noun
  1. (in the 12th and 13th centuries) a large helmet reaching and supported by the shoulders

Word Origin for heaume

C16: from Old French helme; see helmet
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