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n. pl. bi·joux (-zho͞o′, -zho͞oz′)
A small, exquisitely wrought trinket.
Small and elegant: a bijou apartment.
[French, from Breton bizou, jeweled ring, from biz, finger.]
n, pl -joux (-ʒuːz)
1. something small and delicately worked, such as a trinket
2. (modifier) often ironic small but elegant and tasteful: a bijou residence.
[C19: from French, from Breton bizou finger ring, from biz finger; compare Welsh bys finger, Cornish bis]
bi•jou(ˈbi ʒu, biˈʒu)
n., pl. -joux (-ʒuz, -ˈʒuz)
1. a jewel.
2. something small, delicate, and exquisitely wrought.
[1660–70; < French < Breton bizou (jeweled) ring, derivative of biz finger]
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