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armillary

[ ahr-muh-ler-ee, ahr-mil-uh-ree ]
/ ˈɑr məˌlɛr i, ɑrˈmɪl ə ri /
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adjective

consisting of hoops or rings.

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Origin of armillary

1655–65; <Latin armill(a) bracelet, hoop (arm(us) shoulder (see arm1) + -illa diminutive suffix) + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for armillary

armillary
/ (ˈɑːmɪlərɪ, ɑːˈmɪlərɪ) /

adjective

of or relating to bracelets
C17: from New Latin armillaris, from Latin armilla bracelet
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