bibelot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French bibelot.

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Noun[edit]

bibelot (plural bibelots)

  1. A bauble, knickknack or trinket.
    • M. Crawford
      her pictures, her furniture, and her bibelots
  2. A miniature book of an elegant design.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an onomatopoeic root bib-. Compare English bauble and Old French baubel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bibelot m (plural bibelots)

  1. knick-knack, bauble

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