Meaning of basinet
Pronunciation: (bas'u-nit, -net", bas"u-net'), [key]
— n. Armor.
- a globular or pointed helmet of the 14th century, often provided with a visor or aventail: evolved from the cervellière. Cf. great basinet.
- a supplementary cap that is worn underneath a helm, as an arming cap.
- basinet (Thesaurus)