jazerant

noun

jaz·​er·​ant
ˈjazərənt
variants or less commonly jazeran
-n
plural -s
1
: a coat of armor made of small overlapping metal plates usually mounted on linen or other lining
2
: armor of the jazerant type

Word History

Etymology

Middle English jesseraunt, from Middle French jaseran, jazerenc, from Arabic jazā'irī Algerian, from al-Jazā'ir Algiers

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“Jazerant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jazerant. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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