Definition of estoile in English:

estoile

noun

Heraldry
  • A star with wavy points or rays, usually six in number.

    • ‘As an alternative to your snowflake, we can recommend several period charges which have the same sort of six- or eight-fold symmetry, such as an escarbuncle and an estoile.’

Origin

Late 16th century: via Old French from Latin stella star.

Pronunciation

estoile

/ɪˈstɔɪl//ɛˈstɔɪl/