a maker or repairer of arms or armor.
a person who manufactures, repairs, or services firearms.
an enlisted person in charge of the upkeep of small arms, machine guns, ammunition, and the like.

Nearby words

  1. armored car,
  2. armored heart,
  3. armored personnel carrier,
  4. armored rope,
  5. armored scale,
  6. armorial,
  7. armorica,
  8. armorican,
  9. armorist,
  10. armorize

Origin of armorer

1350–1400; Middle English; replacing Middle English armurer < Anglo-French, Old French armurier. See armor, -er2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for armorer



late 14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), from Anglo-French armurer, Old French aremurier, from armeure "armor" (see armor (n.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper