armilla

noun ar·mil·la \ärˈmilə\

Definition of armilla

plural

armillae

\-i(ˌ)lē, -ˌlī\ or

armillas

  1. 1 :  bracelet; especially :  a gold coronation bracelet

  2. 2 [New Latin, from Latin] :  the annular ligament of the wrist

  3. 3 :  a stole similar to the ecclesiastical stole and used in the British coronation ceremony

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Origin and Etymology of armilla

Latin, bracelet, iron ring, from armus shoulder, arm — more at arm


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