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précieux

play
adjective pré·cieux \prā-ˈsyœ\

Definition of précieux

  1. :  precious 3



Variants of précieux

or précieuse play \-ˈsyœz\

Origin of précieux

French précieux, masculine, & précieuse, feminine, literally, precious, from Middle French precios


First Known Use: 1727


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