armor

[ ahr-mer ]
/ ˈɑr mər /

noun

verb (used with object)

to cover or equip with armor or armor plate.

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Also especially British, ar·mour .

Origin of armor

1250–1300; Middle English armo(u)r, armure<Anglo-French armour(e), armureOld French armëure<Latin armātūraarmature; assimilated, in Middle English and Anglo-French, to nouns ending in -our-or2

OTHER WORDS FROM armor

ar·mor·less, adjectivean·ti·ar·mor, adjectivesub·ar·mor, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH armor

amour, armoire, armor
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British Dictionary definitions for armor

armor
/ (ˈɑːmə) /

noun

the US spelling of armour
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Idioms and Phrases with armor

armor

see chink in one's armor; knight in shining armor.

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