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amulet
stylized, palm-shaped amulet of the Middle East, used to protect against the evil eye

am·u·let

(ăm′yə-lĭt)
n.
An object worn, especially around the neck, as a charm against evil or injury.

[Latin amulētum, something protecting against illness, amulet, perhaps originally meaning "medicinal or magical preparation containing starch" and from amulum, amylum, starch; see amylum + -ētum, noun suffix.]

amulet

(ˈæmjʊlɪt)
n
(Jewellery) a trinket or piece of jewellery worn as a protection against evil; charm
[C17: from Latin amulētum, of unknown origin]

am•u•let

(ˈæm yə lɪt)

n.
a charm worn to ward off evil or to bring good fortune; talisman.
[1595–1605; (< Middle French amulete) < Latin amulētum]

amulet

A charm with magic power, made from a substance that protects against evil, such as wood, stone or metal and inscribed with magical characters or figures. They may be used to invoke the help of spirits and divert evil from the wearer but do not necessarily attract luck to the wearer or endow them with magical qualities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amulet - a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or diseaseamulet - a trinket or piece of jewelry usually hung about the neck and thought to be a magical protection against evil or disease
good luck charm, charm - something believed to bring good luck
greegree, gres-gris, grigri - an African amulet

amulet

noun charm, fetish, talisman, juju, periapt (rare) He brought forth a small gold amulet.

amulet

noun
A small object worn or kept for its supposed magical power:
Translations
amuletti
amulet

amulet

[ˈæmjʊlɪt] Namuleto m

amulet

[ˈæmjʊlət] n (= charm, talisman) → amulette f

amulet

nAmulett nt
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