noun \ˈjam-(ˌ)bō\
plural jam·beaux \-(ˌ)bōz\

Definition of JAMBEAU

:  a piece of medieval armor for the leg below the knee — see armor illustration

Origin of JAMBEAU

Middle English, probably modification of Anglo-French jambers, plural, from jambe
First Known Use: 14th century


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