yelmo

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Spanish[edit]

Ancient Greek Helmet (yelmo)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin helmus, borrowed from Frankish *helm (helmet), from Proto-Germanic *helmaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝelmo/, [ˈɟ͡ʝel.mo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃelmo/, [ˈʃel.mo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒelmo/, [ˈʒel.mo]

Noun[edit]

yelmo m (plural yelmos)

  1. an ancient helmet that covers head and face
    Synonym: casco
  2. (heraldry) helmet (of a coat of arms)

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