morion

1 of 2

noun (1)

mo·​ri·​on ˈmȯr-ē-ˌän How to pronounce morion (audio)
: a high-crested helmet with no visor

morion

2 of 2

noun (2)

: a nearly black variety of smoky quartz

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle French

Noun (2)

modification of Latin mormorion

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1547, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1748, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of morion was in 1547

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Cite this Entry

“Morion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morion. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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