marquise

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noun mar·quise \mär-ˈkēz\

Definition of marquise

plural

marquises

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  1. 1 :  marchioness

  2. 2 :  marquee

  3. 3 :  a gem or a ring setting or bezel usually elliptical in shape but with pointed ends

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Origin and Etymology of marquise

French, feminine of marquis


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noun mar·quise \mär-ˈkēz\

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