armorial

[ ahr-mawr-ee-uhl, -mohr- ]
/ ɑrˈmɔr i əl, -ˈmoʊr- /

adjective

of or relating to heraldry or heraldic bearings.
bearing a coat or coats of arms: a set of armorial china.

noun

a book containing heraldic bearings and devices.

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Origin of armorial

First recorded in 1570–80; armory + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM armorial

un·ar·mo·ri·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for armorial

armorial
/ (ɑːˈmɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to heraldry or heraldic arms

noun

a book of coats of arms
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