rivière

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rivière ‎(plural rivières)

  1. A necklace of diamonds or other precious stones, especially one of several strings.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French riviere, from Vulgar Latin *rīpāria(riverbank, seashore, river), from the feminine of Latin rīpārius(of a riverbank), from rīpa(river bank), from Proto-Indo-European *rei-(to scratch, tear, cut).

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rivière f ‎(plural rivières)

  1. A river (a river that flows into another river. A river that flows into an ocean or sea is called a fleuve).

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