[ ahr-mer-ist ]

  1. a person who is an expert at heraldry.

Origin of armorist

First recorded in 1580–90; armor + -ist

Words Nearby armorist Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use armorist in a sentence

  • The ‘atchievement’ of Cæsar was, if we may trust the same learned armorist, Or, an eagle displayed with two heads sable.

    The Curiosities of Heraldry | Mark Antony Lower