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armipotent

[ ahr-mip-uh-tnt ]

adjective

, Archaic.
  1. strong in battle.


armipotent

/ ɑːˈmɪpətənt /

adjective

  1. literary.
    strong in arms or war


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Derived Forms

  • arˈmipotence, noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of armipotent1

First recorded in 1350–1400, armipotent is from the Latin word armipotent- (stem of armipotēns potent in arms). See arm 2, -i-, potent 1
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Word History and Origins

Origin of armipotent1

C14: from Latin armipotēns, from arma arms + potēns powerful, from posse to be able
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Example Sentences

Parolles is referred to as "the manifold linguist and armipotent soldier."

The word armipotent is borrowed from Boccaccio's armipotente, in the Teseide, vii.

In this character Armado is made to use the peculiar word "armipotent" twice.

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