Etymology
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bijou (n.)

"small item of ornamental jewelry," 1660s, from French bijou, which according to OED is probably from Breton bizou "(jeweled) ring," from bez "finger" (compare Cornish bisou "finger-ring," 13c.). Related: Bijouterie.

updated on May 26, 2017

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Definitions of bijou from WordNet

bijou (n.)
a small and delicately worked piece;
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