précieux

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adjective pré·cieux \ prā-ˈsyœ \
variants: or précieuse play \-ˈsyœz\

Definition of précieux

Origin and Etymology of précieux

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


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