- an armorbearer for a knight; squire
- a person entitled to display armorial bearings
Origin of armigerClassical Latin from arma, arms (see arm) + gerere, to carry
- A bearer of armor for a knight; a squire.
- A person entitled to bear heraldic arms.
Origin of armigerMedieval Latin from Latin arms-bearing arma arms ; see arm 2. gerere to carry
- ar·mig′er·al ar·mig′er·ous
From Latin armiger (“carrying weapons or armour”).