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[ahr-mij-er-uh s]
  1. bearing or entitled to use a coat of arms.
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Origin of armigerous

First recorded in 1725–35; armiger + -ous
Related formsnon·ar·mig·er·ous, adjective
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Examples from the Web for armigerous

Historical Examples

  • Mottoes are not hereditary, but can be changed at the will of any armigerous person.

    English Heraldic Book-stamps

    Cyril Davenport

  • An heraldic heiress is a lady whose father is armigerous but leaves no son.