am·​u·​la | \ ˈamyələ \
plural amulae\ -​ˌlē , -​ī \ or amulas

Definition of amula

: a vessel for eucharistic wine offered by the people in the early Christian church

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First Known Use of amula

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amula

Late Latin amula, hamula, from Latin, water bucket, diminutive of ama, hama bucket

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“Amula.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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