From Old French bourguignotte, from Bourgogne (“Burgundy”).
burgonet (plural burgonets)
- (historical) A light helmet worn by infantrymen.
- 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.viii:
- He stroke so hugely with his borrowd blade, / That it empierst the Pagans burganet, / And cleauing the hard steele, did deepe inuade / Into his head [...].