I wonder to know is there any word which is the antonym of "armiger"?

  • armiger: one entitled to armorial bearings (Webster).

A noble who has not a coat of arms is called a ___

There is a possible heraldic system in ancient Iran. Some nobles in ancient Iran had arms and some of them had not. I need the word to describe those without arms.

  • So you want a word that means "everybody who is not entitled to armorial bearings", in other words, a word that describes probably 99.99% of the world population? Why do you think there should be a word to describe a completely common, normal, default situation that applies in almost all cases as beings "special" because some extremely rare exception does not apply? I would not expect there to be a special word for someone who has two legs, even though there may be a word for someone with only one leg.
    – oerkelens
    Aug 13, 2015 at 10:03
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  • You need to edit your question and clarify. Comments can be deleted without warning, and users will answer the question, not the extra information in the comments.
    – Mari-Lou A
    Aug 13, 2015 at 10:45
  • How about "unheralded"?
    – Hot Licks
    Sep 12, 2015 at 20:57

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Are you looking for commoner ?

  • Definition: One of the common people, a person without noble rank or title.

  • Example: The king feared that had Prince Bertil married a commoner, the royal dynasty's survival would be jeopardised

EDIT: response provided before question clarification, i.e. noble without arm

  • In Europe (France for instance), all armigers aren't necessarily noble. Hoxever, some particularities were distinguishing noble and commoner arms.
    – Graffito
    Aug 13, 2015 at 10:45
  • Yes, I do know.
    – user64617
    Aug 13, 2015 at 10:50
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    As the arms are considered (in Europe) as one of the main attributes of nobility, I am not sure that the word you are looking for exists in English.
    – Graffito
    Aug 13, 2015 at 10:55

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