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See also: armee and Armee

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EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aʁ.me/
  • (file)

NounEdit

armée f (plural armées)

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

AdjectiveEdit

armée

  1. feminine singular of armé

VerbEdit

armée f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of armer

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Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

armée f (plural armées)

  1. Alternative form of armee

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

armée f (plural armées)

  1. (military) army