casque









casque


noun

  1. an open, conical helmet with a nose guard, commonly used in the medieval period.
  2. any helmet-shaped head covering.
  3. Zoology. a process or formation on the head, resembling a helmet.

noun

  1. zoology a helmet or a helmet-like process or structure, as on the bill of most hornbills
n.

“armor for the head,” 1570s, from French casque (see cask).

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