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 (bär′bŭt′) also bar·bute (-byo͞ot′, -bo͞ot′) also bar·bu·ta (-byo͞o′tə, -bo͞o′-)
A style of European helmet from the late Middle Ages, long on the sides and in back to protect the neck, and usually having a T-shaped opening in the front.

[French barbute, ultimately from Italian barbuta, from barba, beard (the helmet being so called because it allowed the wearer's beard to be seen), from Latin; see bhardh-ā- in Indo-European roots.]
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an open-faced Italian helmet made from one piece of metal and reaching the shoulders
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Ma all'alba, mescolate a persone allampanate e barbute che la citta aveva buttato via o che si erano buttate via, Diana e le fanciulle lunari sciolgono i nodi della rete e liberano la Luna, che si solleva come una mongolfiera trascinata da loro che la controllano con lunghi nastri per le vie di New York.
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