cabochon definition

  • noun:
    • A highly polished, convex-cut, unfaceted gem.
    • A convex model of cutting gems.
    • A convex-cut, polished stone.
    • A stone of convex kind, highly polished, yet not faceted; in addition, the type of cutting itself. Such stones tend to be reported to be slashed en cabochon.
    • A polished but uncut valuable rock.
    • an extremely polished gem this is certainly cut convexly but without facets
  • adverb:
    • In a very polished, convex-cut, unfaceted style: a sapphire that was slashed cabochon.
  • adjective:
    • Of, pertaining to, containing, or perhaps in the type of, a cabochon.

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