unarmed

[ uhn-ahrmd ]
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adjective
  1. without weapons or armor.

  2. not having claws, thorns, scales, etc., as animals or plants.

  1. (of an artillery shell) not armed.

Origin of unarmed

1
A Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at un-1, armed2

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British Dictionary definitions for unarmed

unarmed

/ (ʌnˈɑːmd) /


adjective
  1. without weapons

  2. (of animals and plants) having no claws, prickles, spines, thorns, or similar structures

  1. of or relating to a projectile that does not use a detonator to initiate explosive action

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