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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Bearing heraldic weapons and other paraphernalia; of, having, or entitled to have a coat of arms

Usage examples (5)
  • Despite being a younger son, Alexander was able to make two advantageous marriages - both of them to wealthy widows from armigerous families.
  • Dieter Birk - thanks for the word of the day: 'armigerous'.
  • The last time someone whined at me for using big words was over at Guido's, when I used "armigerous."
  • The dipsa was popular in heraldry, and Lucan described one heraldric dipsa thusly: the snake's head, twisted backwards, bites a pale young armigerous man of the blood of... for more
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