armorial

[ahr-mawr-ee-uh l, -mohr-]
noun
  1. a book containing heraldic bearings and devices.

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
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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