armilla

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Armilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/armilla. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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