rhinestone

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Etymology[edit]

Rhine +‎ stone; a calque of French caillou du Rhin (Rhine pebble).

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rhinestone (plural rhinestones)

  1. An artificial diamond, strass.
    Synonym: strass
    Lucinda sewed rhinestones into her scarf to add a bit of flair.

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rhinestone (not comparable)

  1. Made of or encrusted with rhinestones.
    Karl wore a cowboy hat with a rhinestone hatband when he played his country and western gigs.

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