basinet

noun
bas·​i·​net | \ ˌba-sə-ˈnet How to pronounce basinet (audio) \

Definition of basinet

: a light typically pointed steel helmet often having a visor

First Known Use of basinet

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for basinet

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

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