ar·​mo·​ri·​al | \ är-ˈmȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce armorial (audio) \

Definition of armorial

: of, relating to, or bearing heraldic arms

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Other Words from armorial

armorially \ är-​ˈmȯr-​ē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce armorially (audio) \ adverb

Examples of armorial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The action unfurls in a quaint medieval town square garlanded with flowers and armorial pennants, (modified for the Gala), where Harlequin woos Columbine, and in a Beaux Arts ballroom conservatory where the action continues in the second act. Hamish Bowles, Vogue, "American Ballet Theatre Revives the Color and Comedy of Marius Petipa's Harlequinade," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of armorial

1572, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for armorial

armory (heraldry)

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The first known use of armorial was in 1572

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“Armorial.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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