Definition of casque
1 : a piece of armor for the head : helmet
2 : an anatomical structure (such as the horny outgrowth on the head of a cassowary) suggestive of a helmet
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Elsewhere among the amphibious hoppers, mother casque headed frogs, of the Hemiphractus genus, adhere their eggs directly onto the skin.
The casque is carved into decorative products and jewelry, and can bring in more money per gram than elephant ivory.
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