Definition of armilla in English:

armilla

noun

  • 1Astronomy
    Astronomy= "armillary sphere".

  • 2A stole worn by the British sovereign at his or her coronation.

  • 3Archaeology
    Chiefly Archaeol. An arm-ring or bracelet.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Oliver (d. ?1610), mathematician and physician. From classical Latin armilla armband, bracelet, metal hoop, ring, washer, socket, in post-classical Latin also stole, armillary sphere from armus shoulder + -illa.

Pronunciation

armilla

/ɑːˈmɪlə/