armigerous

adjective
ar·​mig·​er·​ous | \ är-ˈmi-jə-rəs How to pronounce armigerous (audio) \

Definition of armigerous

: bearing heraldic arms

First Known Use of armigerous

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for armigerous

Latin armiger "bearing arms, armed" + -ous — more at armiger

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The first known use of armigerous was circa 1727

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3 Sep 2020

Cite this Entry

“Armigerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/armigerous. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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