armiger

armiger

[ahr-mi-jer]
noun
1.
a person entitled to armorial bearings.
2.
an armorbearer to a knight; a squire.

Origin:
1755–65; < Medieval Latin: squire, Latin: armorbearer (noun), armorbearing (adj.), equivalent to armi- (combining form of arma arm2) + -ger bearing, base of gerere to carry, wear

armigeral [ahr-mij-er-uhl] , adjective
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armiger (ˈɑːmɪdʒə)
 
n
1.  a person entitled to bear heraldic arms, such as a sovereign or nobleman
2.  a squire carrying the armour of a medieval knight
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin: squire, from Latin: armour-bearer, from arma arms + gerere to carry, bear]
 
armigerous
 
adj

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