jewellery[jo̵̅o̅′əl rē, jo̵̅o̅l′rē]
- Jewellery is defined as the British spelling for fashion accessories made of gems and precious metals.
An example of jewellery is a pair of earrings.
These earrings are an example of jewellery.
(usually uncountable, plural jewelleries)
From the word jewel, which was anglicized from the Old French jouel, and beyond that, to the Vulgar Latin word *jocale.