armée

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See also: armee and Armee

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French armee, from the feminine past participle of the verb armer; first attested in French circa 1370 (except in Anglo-Norman), perhaps as an adaptation of Medieval Latin armāta (armed force), nominalized feminine form of Latin armātus (armed), past participle of armō, armāre (arm). Doublet of armada, a borrowing from Spanish.

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armée f (plural armées)

  1. (military) army
  2. (military) armed forces

Adjective[edit]

armée

  1. feminine singular of armé

Verb[edit]

armée f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of armer

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

armée f (plural armées)

  1. Alternative form of armee

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French armee, from the feminine past participle of the verb armer, corresponding to Medieval Latin armāta (armed force), nominalized feminine form of Latin armātus (armed), past participle of armō, armāre (arm, verb), from arma (tools, arms), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂er- (to join, fit together).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

armée f (plural armées)

  1. (military) army