Definition of armet in English:

armet

noun

historical
  • A helmet of Italian origin introduced in the early 15th cent., consisting of a steel skull extending at the rear to form a narrow neck guard, wide hinged cheekpieces overlapping at the chin, and a small hinged pointed visor.

Origin

Early 16th century. From Middle French armet from Italian elmetto, with alteration by association with Middle French arme weapon.

Pronunciation

armet

/ˈɑːmɪt/