rivière

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noun ri·vi·ère \ˌri-vē-ˈer, ri-ˈvyer\

Definition of rivière

  1. :  a necklace of precious stones (such as diamonds)

Origin and Etymology of rivière

French, literally, river, from Old French rivere


First Known Use: 1833

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