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Definition of "armillary" []

  • Resembling a bracelet or armilla; consisting of rings or circles. (adjective)

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Use "armillary" in a sentence
  • "At the same time, paving the way for Galileo, incredibly complex Renaissance-era astrological instruments such as armillary spheres and planetary clocks, manufactured by the foremost goldsmiths of Europe, show the connection between the applied arts, mathematics and technology."
  • "Eleven hooks in the cabinets support a dagger, a scopetta (whisk broom), Federico's armor (occupying five hooks), an astrolabe, an armillary sphere, a tablet, and a birdcage."
  • "Mirrors and armillary spheres, too, were highly valued and prominently displayed."