armil

noun
ar·​mil
variants: or armill \ˈärməl, -​(ˌ)mil \
plural -s

Definition of armil 

2 [ earlier armilla, from Medieval Latin, from Latin ] : an ancient astronomical instrument for determining equinoxes and solstices by the shadows cast by the sun

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History and Etymology for armil

Middle English armille bracelet, from Middle French, from Latin armilla

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