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Friday, June 01, 2012

Definitions for armamentarium

  1. A fruitful source of devices or materials available or used for an undertaking.
  2. The aggregate of equipment, methods, and techniques available to one for carrying out one's duties.

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Citations for armamentarium
You can almost hear the crash as my medical armamentarium smashes to the ground. Emily R. Transue, M.D., On Call
In addition to the past lying available in his memory, he had always had a technical armamentarium second to none; even the hostile critics had granted him that. Orson Scott Card, Masterpieces
Origin of armamentarium
1855-1860
Armamentarium comes from the Latin root armament, which refers to equipment used by a military unit. The suffix -arium denotes a location or receptacle.
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