armes parlantes

pl n

heraldry arms using devices to illustrate the name of the bearers, such as a rose and a wall to illustrate the name Rosewall

Nearby words

  1. armenian,
  2. armenian church,
  3. armenian massacres,
  4. armentières,
  5. armeria,
  6. armet,
  7. armful,
  8. armguard,
  9. armhole,
  10. armidale

Word Origin for armes parlantes

literally: speaking arms

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