What does amulet mean?
The definition of amulet
Am”u*let, n.
Etym: [L. amuletum: cf. F. amulette.]

An ornament, gem, or scroll, or a package containing a relic, etc., worn as a charm or preservative against evils or mischief, such as diseases and witchcraft, and generally inscribed with mystic forms or characters.

Note: [Also used figuratively.]