mamelière

noun mam·e·lière \ˌmaməlˈye(ə)r\

Definition of mamelière

plural

-s

  1. :  one of two round steel plates or a single plate used to cover the breasts in medieval armor

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Origin and Etymology of mamelière

French, from Middle French mameliere, from mamele breast, nipple (from Latin mamilla) + -iere -ier — more at mammilla


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