basinet

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noun bas·i·net \ˌba-sə-ˈnet\

Definition of basinet

  1. :  a light typically pointed steel helmet often having a visor

Origin and Etymology of basinet

Middle English bacinet, borrowed from Anglo-French, diminutive of bacin “helmet, cup, basin


First Known Use: 14th century


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