sal·​let | \ ˈsa-lət How to pronounce sallet (audio) \

Definition of sallet

: a light 15th century helmet with or without a visor and with a projection over the neck

Examples of sallet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Known as poke sallet in the South, this indigenous but prolific plant was originally eaten by Native Americans. Marie Viljoen/saveur, Popular Science, "Ten weeds you can eat," 19 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of sallet

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sallet

Middle English, from Middle French sallade

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“Sallet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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