briolette

noun

bri·​o·​lette ˌbrē-ə-ˈlet How to pronounce briolette (audio)
: an oval or pear-shaped gemstone cut in triangular facets

Examples of briolette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The necklace includ-s briolette-cut colored diamonds, fancy shaped quartz, wood, druzy geode slices and 18-karat gold. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 21 June 2021

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Word History

Etymology

French

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of briolette was in 1865

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“Briolette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/briolette. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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