Definition of Briolette

1. n. An oval or pearshaped diamond having its entire surface cut in triangular facets.



Definition of Briolette

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Briolette

brinkmen
brinks
brinksman
brinksmanship
brinksmanships
brinksmen
brinner
brinny
brinolase
brinrobertsite
brins
briny
brio
brioche
brioches
briolette (current term)
briolettes
brionies
briony
brios
briquet
briquets
briquette
briquetted
briquettes
briquetting
bris
brisance
brisances
brisant

Literary usage of Briolette

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1. Les civilisations inconnues by Oscar Comettant (1863)
"La briolette, dit M. Halphen (une autorité qu'il faut toujours ... La briolette a la forme d'une petite poire surchargée de facettes sur tous les sens. ..."

2. The Connoisseur by Bonnell Thornton, George Colman, Mr Town, George Lyttelton Lyttelton (1902)
"There are several other forms of cutting, such as the " Rose," " Table," " briolette ..."

3. A Book of Precious Stones: The Identification of Gems and Gem Minerals, and by Julius Wodiska (1909)
"... trap or split brilliant cut, Portuguese cut, star cut, rose cut, or briolette, step brilliant or mixed cut, table cut, and the twentieth-century cut; ..."

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