a person entitled to armorial bearings.
an armorbearer to a knight; a squire.
Origin: 1755–65; Related forms
< Medieval Latin:
armorbearer (noun), armorbearing (adj.), equivalent to armi-
(combining form of arma arm2
) + -ger
bearing, base of gerere
to carry, wear
armigeral /ɑrˈmɪdʒərəl/ [ahr-mij-er-uhl] Show IPA , adjective