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armillary

(ˈɑːmɪlərɪ; ɑːˈmɪlərɪ)
adj
of or relating to bracelets
[C17: from New Latin armillaris, from Latin armilla bracelet]

ar•mil•lar•y

(ˈɑr məˌlɛr i, ɑrˈmɪl ə ri)

adj.
consisting of hoops or rings.
[1655–65; < Latin armill(a) bracelet, hoop (arm(us) shoulder (see arm1) + -illa diminutive suffix) + -ary]
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Starting with the display of Vincenzo Coronelli's majestic globes and Jerome Martinot's armillary sphere, the artists Jean-Luc and Patricia Boivineau have created an artistic vision of the stars and constellations which can be seen in Abu Dhabi's sky during the winter season.
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