Armilla



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Historical Examples

He then proceeded to the village of armilla, where the queen Isabella remained with her escort and attendants.
Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada Washington Irving

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.
Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada Washington Irving

n.

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

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