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armorial Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective of or relating to heraldry or heraldic arms
    • armorial bearing
WordNet

Ar*mo"ri*al adjective
Etymology
F. armorial, fr. armoiries arms, coats of arms, for armoieries, fr. OF. armoier to paint arms, coats of arms, fr. armes, fr. L. arma. See Arms, Armory.
Definitions
  1. Belonging to armor, or to the heraldic arms or escutcheon of a family.
    Figures with armorial signs of race and birth. Wordsworth.

Webster 1913