helmetlike
adjective see helmet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Galeate — Ga le*ate, Galeated Ga le*a ted, a. [L. galeatus, p. p. of galeare helmet.] 1. Wearing a helmet; protected by a helmet; covered, as with a helmet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Helmeted; having a helmetlike part, as a crest, a flower, etc.; helmet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galeated — Galeate Ga le*ate, Galeated Ga le*a ted, a. [L. galeatus, p. p. of galeare helmet.] 1. Wearing a helmet; protected by a helmet; covered, as with a helmet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Helmeted; having a helmetlike part, as a crest, a flower, etc.;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • helmet — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, diminutive of helme helmet, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English helm helmet, Old High German helan to conceal more at hell Date: 15th century 1. a covering or enclosing headpiece of ancient… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Panji (prince) — Panji (formerly Pandji) was a legendary prince in East Java, Indonesia. His life has formed the basis of a cycle of Javanese stories. Along with the Ramayana and Mahabharata, this cycle is the basis of various poems and a genre of wayang (shadow… …   Wikipedia

  • Africa — /af ri keuh/, n. 1. a continent S of Europe and between the Atlantic and Indian oceans. 551,000,000; ab. 11,700,000 sq. mi. (30,303,000 sq. km). adj. 2. African. * * * I Second largest continent on Earth. It is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea,… …   Universalium

  • Cape buffalo — a large black buffalo, Syncerus caffer, of southern Africa, having horns that meet at the base forming a helmetlike structure over the forehead. [1885 90] * * * Massive, black, horned buffalo (Syncerus caffer), formerly found throughout sub… …   Universalium

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