plural noun
ar·​mi·​tas | \ ärˈmētəz \

Definition of armitas

: ankle-length divided leather aprons tying around waist and knees formerly worn by cowboys

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History and Etymology for armitas

Mexican Spanish, plural of armita, diminutive of Spanish arma weapon, from Latin, weapons

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“Armitas.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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