intransitive verb
bril·​lian·​teer | \ ¦brilyən‧ti(ə)r \

Definition of brillianteer

: to cut and polish the small usually triangular faces about the girdle of a brilliant

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Other Words from brillianteer

brillianteerer \ -​irə(r) \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for brillianteer

Dutch briljanteren, from French brillanter, from brillant brilliant (gem)

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“Brillianteer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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