armee

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See also: armée and Armee

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French armee, from Latin armata

Noun[edit]

armee (plural armees)

  1. army

Descendants[edit]

  • English: army (borrowed)

Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • armée (16th and 17th centuries)

Etymology[edit]

First attested in France (as opposed to in Anglo-Norman) circa 1370[1]. Borrowing from Latin armata (perhaps via Anglo-Norman).

Noun[edit]

armee f (plural armees)

  1. army

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ armée” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
  • armee on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin armāta ‎(armed force), nominalized feminine form of Latin armātus ‎(armed), past participle of armō, armāre ‎(arm).

Noun[edit]

armee f ‎(oblique plural armees, nominative singular armee, nominative plural armees)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) army
    • 1847, M. Champollion-Figeac, Lettres de rois, reines et autres personnages des cours de France et d'Angleterre depuis Louis VII jusqu'à Henri IV, tirées des archives de Londres, Paris (date of cited texts 1301-1515)
      une autre tres puissante, grande et notable armee
      another very powerful, big and notable army

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

armee

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of armer