précieux

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adjective pré·cieux \prā-ˈsyœ\
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précieuse

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Definition of précieux

  1. :  precious 3

Origin and Etymology of précieux

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


First Known Use: 1785


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