morion

noun (1)
mo·​ri·​on | \ ˈmȯr-ē-ˌän How to pronounce morion (audio) \

Definition of morion

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a high-crested helmet with no visor

morion

noun (2)

Definition of morion (Entry 2 of 2)

: a nearly black variety of smoky quartz

First Known Use of morion

Noun (1)

1547, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1748, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for morion

Noun (1)

Middle French

Noun (2)

modification of Latin mormorion

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“Morion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morion. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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