armipotent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin armipotēns.

Adjective[edit]

armipotent (comparative more armipotent, superlative most armipotent)

  1. (obsolete) Powerful in battle.

Noun[edit]

armipotent (plural armipotents)

  1. (poetic, archaic) A powerful combatant.
    • E. A. Archer, Saragossa
      The two armipotents brought up their respective legions, thirsting for glory.
    • Thomas Hardy
      With violence the lands are spread / Even as in Israel's day, / And it repenteth me I bred / Chartered armipotents lust-led / To feuds []