brigandine

noun
brig·​an·​dine | \ ˈbri-gən-ˌdēn How to pronounce brigandine (audio) \

Definition of brigandine

: medieval body armor of scales or plates

First Known Use of brigandine

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brigandine

Middle English, from Middle French, from brigand

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“Brigandine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brigandine. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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