Briolette definition

brēə-lĕt
A pear-shaped or oval gem that is cut in long triangular facets.
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A teardrop diamond cut in triangular facets.
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Origin of briolette

  • French perhaps alteration (influenced by brillant brilliant) of brignolette diminutive of brignole dried plum from Brignoles , a town of southeast France

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition