ar·​mil·​la | \ ärˈmilə \
plural armillae\ -​i(ˌ)lē , -​ˌlī \ or armillas

Definition of armilla

1 : bracelet especially : a gold coronation bracelet
2 [New Latin, from Latin] : the annular ligament of the wrist
3 : a stole similar to the ecclesiastical stole and used in the British coronation ceremony

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History and Etymology for armilla

Latin, bracelet, iron ring, from armus shoulder, arm

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“Armilla.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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