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See also: casqué
casque (plural casques)
- A helmet.
- 1764, Horace Walpole, The Castle of Otranto, section I:
- He beheld his child dashed to pieces, and almost buried under an enormous helmet, an hundred times more large than any casque ever made for human being, and shaded with a proportionable quantity of black feathers.
- A hard structure on the head of some birds, such as the hornbill or cassowary.
- 2015, James Eaton et al., “Trade-driven extinctions and near-extinctions of avian taxa in Sundaic Indonesia”, in Forktail, page 2, column 2:
- Helmeted Hornbill, Rhinoplax vigil (CR): Restricted to the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo, this is the only hornbill species whose casque is solid keratin and therefore carvable.
hard structure on the head of some birds, such as the hornbill or cassowary
casque m (plural casques)
- → Bulgarian: ка́ска (káska)
- → English: casque
- → Romanian: cască
- → Russian: ка́ска (káska)
- → Turkish: kask
- → Ukrainian: ка́ска (káska)
See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.
- inflection of :
- “casque”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
- casque on the French Wikipedia.Wikipedia fr