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armipotent

[ahr-mip-uh-tnt]
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adjective Archaic.
  1. strong in battle.
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Origin of armipotent

First recorded in 1350–1400, armipotent is from the Latin word armipotent- (stem of armipotēns potent in arms). See arm2, -i-, potent1
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Historical Examples

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

    Shakespeare's Lost Years in London, 1586-1592

    Arthur Acheson

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


British Dictionary definitions for armipotent

armipotent

adjective
  1. literary strong in arms or war
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Derived Formsarmipotence, noun

Word Origin

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