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estoile

Line breaks: es|toile
Pronunciation: /ɪˈstɔɪl
 
, ɛ-/

Definition of estoile in English:

noun

Heraldry
A star with wavy points or rays, usually six in number.
Example sentences
  • As an alternative to your snowflake, we can recommend several period charges which have the same sort of six- or eight-fold symmetry, such as an escarbuncle and an estoile.

Origin

late 16th century: via Old French from Latin stella 'star'.

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