- armor for the arm from elbow to shoulderalso bras′sart
- an armband with a distinctive design that identifies the wearer in some way
Origin of brassardFrench ; from bras, an arm
- A band or badge worn around the upper arm.
- also bras·sart A piece of armor covering the arm, especially from elbow to shoulder.
Origin of brassardFrench, from Old French bras, arm, from Latin br&amacron;cchium; see brachium.
armband of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies