casque

noun \ ˈkask \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

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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Origin and Etymology of casque

Medieval French — more at cask


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