noun ar·met \ˈärmə̇t\

Definition of armet



  1. :  a late and perfected medieval helmet of many light parts closing neatly round the head by means of hinges following the contour of chin and neck

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Origin and Etymology of armet

Middle French, modification (influenced by arme arm, weapon) of Old Spanish almete, from Old French helmet — more at helmet

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