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armorial

[ahr-mawr-ee-uh l, -mohr-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to heraldry or heraldic bearings.
  2. bearing a coat or coats of arms: a set of armorial china.
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noun
  1. a book containing heraldic bearings and devices.
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Origin of armorial

First recorded in 1570–80; armory + -al1
Related formsun·ar·mo·ri·al, adjective
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armorial

adjective
  1. of or relating to heraldry or heraldic arms
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noun
  1. a book of coats of arms
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Word Origin and History for armorial

adj.

1570s, from armory + -al (1).

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