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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Armorial  \Ar*mo"ri*al\,  a.  [F.  armorial,  fr  armoiries  arms, 
  coats  of  arms,  for  armoieries  fr  OF  armoier  to  paint  arms, 
  coats  of  arms,  fr  armes,  fr  L.  arma.  See  {Arms},  {Armory}.] 
  Belonging  to  armor,  or  to  the  heraldic  arms  or  escutcheon  of 
  a  family. 
 
  Figures  with  armorial  signs  of  race  and  birth. 
  --Wordsworth. 
 
  {Armorial  bearings}.  See  {Arms},  4. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  armorial 
  adj  :  (heraldry)  of  or  relating  to  heraldry  or  heraldic  arms; 
  "armorial  bearing" 




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