Origin: L armatura, arms, equipment < armatus, pp. of armare; all senses from that of “armored, protected”: see arm,
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Origin: Middle English, armor
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin armātūra, equipment
Origin: , from armātus
Origin: , past participle of armāre, to arm; see arm2.
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