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English definition of “talisman”

talisman

noun [C]     /ˈtælɪzmən/ (plural talismans)
an object that people think will make them luckyThe supernatural - general words
(Definition of talisman noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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