Definition of estoile in English:

estoile

noun

Heraldry
  • A star with wavy points or rays, usually six in number.

    ‘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’.

Pronunciation

estoile

/ɪˈstɔɪl/ /ɛˈstɔɪl/