sal·​let ˈsa-lət How to pronounce sallet (audio)
: a light 15th century helmet with or without a visor and with a projection over the neck

Word History


Middle English, from Middle French sallade

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sallet was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near sallet

Cite this Entry

“Sallet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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