What does bijou mean?

bijou meaning in General Dictionary

A trinket a jewel a term put on anything small as well as elegant workmanship

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  • a small and delicately worked piece
  • A trinket; a jewel; -- a word put on anything small and of elegant workmanship.

bijou meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1660s, from French bijou, from Breton bizou "(jeweled) ring," from bez "finger" (compare Cornish bisou "finger-ring," 13c.).


bijou - German to English

bijou


bijou - French to English

treasure [also fig.]

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  • jewel
  • precious jewelry [Am.]
  • piece of jewellery [Br.]

bijou meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A trinket; a jewel; -- a word placed on anything small and of elegant craftsmanship.