rivière

noun
ri·​vi·​ère | \ ˌri-vē-ˈer, 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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