Definitions for bijouˈbi ʒu, biˈʒu; -ʒuz, -ˈʒuz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bi•jouˈbi ʒu, biˈʒu; -ʒuz, -ˈʒuz(n.)(pl.)-joux

  1. a jewel.

  2. something small, delicate, and exquisitely wrought.

Origin of bijou:

1660–70; < F < Breton bizou (jeweled) ring, der. of biz finger

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bijou(noun)

    a small and delicately worked piece

Wiktionary

  1. bijou(Noun)

    jewel

  2. bijou(Noun)

    a piece of jewelry, a trinket

  3. bijou(Noun)

    a small intricately made metalworking

  4. bijou(Adjective)

    small and elegant

  5. bijou(Adjective)

    intricate; finely made

  6. Origin: From bijou

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bijou(noun)

    a trinket; a jewel; -- a word applied to anything small and of elegant workmanship

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