- 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 arm2 + gerere, to carry.
- ar·mig′er·al , ar·mig′er·ous
From Latin armiger (“carrying weapons or armour”).