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chaton

[ sha-tawn ]
/ ʃaˈtɔ̃ /
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noun, plural cha·tons [sha-tawn]. /ʃaˈtɔ̃/.
Also called chaton foil . an imitation gem of paste that has its pavilion backed with metal foil or silver to reflect light.
a bezel in a ring.
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Origin of chaton

1570–80; <French, Old French chastun gem setting <Germanic; compare Old High German kasto container
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