Of regarding containing or in the style of a cabochon
- 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
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.