Definition of


  1. (noun, substance) a highly polished gem that is cut convexly but without facets

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Alternate forms of Cabochon

Hypernyms: gem, gemstone, stone

Origin of the word Cabochon

  1. 1570s, from Fr. cabochon (14c.), augmentative of caboche (12c.), augmentative or pejorative formation, ultimately from L. caput "head." Essentially the same word as cabbage. more

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Words that sound like Cabochon

c. p. snow, cape jasmine, cape jessamine, cappuccino, capsaicin, capsicum, capuchin, chawbacon, coffee can, coffee senna, cubism

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