[ klahp-vi-zeer ]
/ ˈklɑp vɪˌzɪər /
a visor attached by a hinge at the top: used on basinets of the 14th century.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of Klappvisier
<German: flap visor
Words nearby Klappvisier
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