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noun, plural ar·mil·lae [ahr-mil-ee, -mil-ahy] /ɑrˈmɪl i, -ˈmɪl aɪ/, ar·mil·las.
  1. armill.
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Examples from the Web for armilla

Historical Examples

  • Armillaria, from armilla, a bracelet—referring to the ring upon the stem.

    The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise

    M. E. Hard

  • The procession moved slowly forward, and paused at the village of Armilla, at the distance of half a league from the city.

  • He then proceeded to the village of Armilla, where the queen Isabella remained with her escort and attendants.

Word Origin and History for armilla


1706, Latin, literally "bracelet, armlet, arm ring," from armus "shoulder, upper arm" (see arm (n.1)). Related: Armillary.

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