rivière

noun
ri·​vi·​ère | \ ˌri-vē-ˈer How to pronounce rivière (audio) , ri-ˈvyer \

Definition of rivière

: a necklace of precious stones (such as diamonds)

First Known Use of rivière

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rivière

French, literally, river, from Old French rivere

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“Rivière.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rivi%C3%A8re. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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