navette


navette
/na vet"/; Fr. /nann vet"/, n., pl. navettes /-vets"/; Fr. /-vet"/. Jewelry.
a gem, usually not a diamond, cut as a marquise.
[1905-10; < F: weaver's shuttle; lit., little ship. See NAVE, -ETTE]

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