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bijouterie

[ bee-zhoo-tuh-ree ]
/ biˈʒu tə ri /
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noun

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Origin of bijouterie

1805–15; <French, equivalent to bijoubijou + -terie, extended form of -erie-ery

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bijouterie
/ (biːˈʒuːtərɪ) /

noun

jewellery esteemed for the delicacy of the work rather than the value of the materials
a collection of such jewellery
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