Word of the Day: Amulet
am-u-let / ăm-yə-lĭt
1. a charm thought to protect one from evil or disease; a talisman
To love is the great amulet that makes this world a garden.
Robert Louis Stevenson 1850-1894
From the Latin noun amuletum (charm, talisman) through the French noun amulette of the same meaning.
Thank you to Allen Ward for providing this etymology.