brilliant cut

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bril′liant cut`

a cut intended to enhance the brilliance of a gem without sacrificing weight, characterized by a form resembling two pyramids set base to base and typically having 58 facets. Compare emerald cut, marquise (def. 3a).
bril′liant-cut`, adj.
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