What does cabochon mean?

cabochon meaning in General Dictionary

Of regarding containing or in the style of a cabochon

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  • a rock of convex type highly polished but not faceted also the type of cutting itself These types of rocks tend to be considered slashed en cabochon
  • a very polished gem that's cut convexly but without aspects

cabochon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1570s, from French cabochon (14c.), augmentative of caboche (12c.), augmentative or pejorative formation, in the end from Latin caput "head" (see capitulum). Essentially the exact same term as cabbage.

cabochon - German to English


cabochon - French to English

cabochon [gemstone]