- Rare a means of protection or defense
Origin of munimentML munimentumLaw a document or documents serving as evidence of inheritances, title to property, etc.
Origin of munimentMiddle English ; from Anglo-French ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin munimentum, a fortification, defense, protection ; from munire, to furnish with walls, fortify: see munitions
- often muniments Law Documentary evidence by which one can defend a title to property or a claim to rights.
- Archaic A means of defense or protection.
Origin of munimentMiddle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin m&umacron;n&imacron;mentum, from Latin, defense, protection, from m&umacron;n&imacron;re, to fortify; see munition.