star facet


: one of the eight small triangular facets which abut on the table in the bezel of a brilliant

Word History

First Known Use

1750, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of star facet was in 1750

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“Star facet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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