crinet

noun
crin·​et | \ ˈkrinə̇t \
plural -s

Definition of crinet

: articulated armor protecting the upper surface of the neck of a medieval war horse

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First Known Use of crinet

1530, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crinet

Middle French crinete, crignete mane, from Old French crignete, diminutive of crin hair, horsehair, mane

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“Crinet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crinet. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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