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From French bijouterie.
bijouterie (usually uncountable, plural bijouteries)
- Small articles of jewellery, trinkets, etc.
- 1831, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], chapter V, in Romance and Reality. […], volume II, London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, […], →OCLC, page 87:
- Is not Howel and James's shop filled with all that human art can invent, or human taste display—bijouterie touched with present sentiment, or radiant with future triumph?
- 1850, The Anglo-hindoostanee handbook:
- The finer kinds of perfumery, prettily cut-glass bottles, and all sorts of bijouterie for the toilet or drawing-room table, good plaister casts, and in fact every thing ornamental, as far as the pecuniary means can afford, should be taken.
- 1853, William Frederick Wakeman, Dublin: What's to be Seen, and how to See it:
- The first objects to attract attention are the large stands in the centre of the hall containing Mr. Simonton's brilliant display of bronze, painted china, and pretty bijouterie; the exquisite laces of Forrest and Allen; and the large collection of preparations for the toilet exhibited by Fred. Lewis.
- 1861, Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London:
- The women cultivate and plant the ground, and after feeding their husbands, expend the surplus products in the beads and baubles which compose their bijouterie.
Borrowed from French bijouterie. Equivalent to bijou + -erie.
bijouterie f (plural bijouterieën)
- (countable) A jewellery shop, a jeweller's.
- (uncountable, countable) Jewellery, trinkets.
From bijou (“piece of jewelry”) + -erie, with intrusive -t-.
bijouterie f (plural bijouteries)
- jeweller's; jewellery shop
- → Romanian: bijuterie
- “bijouterie”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
- plural of bijouteria
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