Meaning of burgonet

bur•go•net

Pronunciation: (bûr'gu-net", -nit, bûr"gu-net'), [key]
— n. Armor.
  1. an open helmet, usually having a peak and hinged cheek pieces, and often accompanied by a buffe.
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