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  • n. A military decoration in Ancient Rome
  • n. A ring of hair or feathers on the legs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An armil.
  • n. A ring of hair or feathers on the legs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In archÅ“ol., a bracelet or armlet: as, a Roman or Frankish armilla. Also called armil.
  • n. In machinery, an iron ring, hoop, or brace, in which the gudgeons of a wheel move.
  • n. In anatomy, the annular ligament of the wrist which binds together the tendons of the hand.
  • n. Same as armil, 1.
  • n. In ornithology, a colored ring encircling the tibia of a bird just above the heel-joint.
  • n. In botany, the frill originally covering the hymenium of agarics and adhering to the stipe after the expansion of the pileus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (archeology) a bracelet worn around the wrist or arm
  • n. a celestial globe consisting of metal hoops; used by early astronomers to determine the positions of stars

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