ar·​mig·​er·​ous är-ˈmi-jə-rəs How to pronounce armigerous (audio)
: bearing heraldic arms

Word History


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

First Known Use

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of armigerous was circa 1727

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Cite this Entry

“Armigerous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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