- consisting of hoops or rings.
Origin of armillary
Examples from the Web for armillary
Historical Examples of armillary
On the left there is an armillary dial by F. Culpeper, of London.Chats on Old Copper and Brass
Fred. W. Burgess
The horizon diameter of this armillary sphere is about 21 cm.Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol I
Edward Luther Stevenson
Armillary, r′mil-lar-i, or r-mil′lar-i, adj. resembling an armlet or bracelet: consisting of rings or circles.
The Biblioteca Barbarini of Rome possesses four armillary spheres, all appearing to be of the early seventeenth century.
This machine, he says, has a circumference of thirty-two feet, being constructed in the form of an armillary sphere.
- of or relating to bracelets