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Helmet Hel"met, n. [OF. helmet, a dim of helme, F. heaume; of Teutonic origin; cf. G. helm, akin to AS. & OS. helm, D. helm, helmet, Icel. hj[=a]lmr, Sw. hjelm, Dan. hielm, Goth. hilms; and prob. from the root of AS. helan to hide, to hele; cf. also Lith. szalmas, Russ. shleme, Skr. [,c]arman protection. [root]17. Cf. Hele, Hell, Helm a helmet.] 1. (Armor) A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, Morion, Sallet, and Illust. of Beaver. 2. (Her.) The representation of a helmet over shields or coats of arms, denoting gradations of rank by modifications of form. 3. A helmet-shaped hat, made of cork, felt, metal, or other suitable material, worn as part of the uniform of soldiers, firemen, etc., also worn in hot countries as a protection from the heat of the sun. 4. That which resembles a helmet in form, position, etc.; as: (a) (Chem.) The upper part of a retort. --Boyle. (b) (Bot.) The hood-formed upper sepal or petal of some flowers, as of the monkshood or the snapdragon. (c) (Zo["o]l.) A naked shield or protuberance on the top or fore part of the head of a bird. Helmet beetle (Zo["o]l.), a leaf-eating beetle of the family Chrysomelid[ae], having a short, broad, and flattened body. Many species are known. Helmet shell (Zo["o]l.), one of many species of tropical marine univalve shells belonging to Cassis and allied genera. Many of them are large and handsome; several are used for cutting as cameos, and hence are called cameo shells. See King conch. Helmet shrike (Zo["o]l.), an African wood shrike of the genus Prionodon, having a large crest.

Meaning of Cameo from wikipedia

- A cameo role, also called a cameo appearance and often shortened to just cameo (/ˈkæmioʊ/), is a brief appearance of a well-known person in a work of the...
- Look up cameo in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Cameo or CAMEO may refer to: Cameo appearance, a brief appearance of a known figure in a film or television...
- Cameo is an American funk band that formed in 1974. Cameo was initially a 14-member group known as the New York City Players; this name was later changed...
- Cameo (/ˈkæmioʊ/) is a method of carving an object such as an engraved gem, item of jewellery or vessel. It nearly always features a raised (positive)...
- English film director Alfred Hitch**** made cameo appearances in 40 of his 54 surviving major films (his second film, The Mountain Eagle, is lost). For...
- In coin grading, cameo is the amount of contrast between the relief (raised or recessed design) and field (background). Cameo is usually seen on proof...
- Baron App Inc., doing business as Cameo, is an American video-sharing website headquartered in Chicago. Created in 2016 by Steven Galanis, Martin Blencowe...
- Cameo-Kid was a United States-based record label in the 1920s. Cameo-Kid was a subsidiary of Cameo Records, marketing recordings intended for children...
- 'Cameo' is a cultivar of apple, discovered by chance by the Caudle family in a Dryden, Washington orchard in 1987. Its parentage is uncertain; it may...
- discography do****ents albums and singles released by American R&B/funk band Cameo. Nasty (1996, Intersound) Live: Word Up (1998, Universal) Original Artist...