Definition of armure in English:


Pronunciation /ɑːˈmjʊə/


  • A woollen or silk fabric, or a mixture of the two, with a twilled or ribbed surface.

    Recorded earliest in attributive use.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Morning Post. From French armure arrangement of the threads in a fabric which resembles the interlinked structure of chain mail, a fabric which has this twilled or ribbed structure, extended use of armure.