culet definition

  • noun:
    • The small flat face at the bottom of a gem cut as a fantastic.
    • Armor composed of overlapping plates regularly protect the buttocks.
    • A component of armor, composed of overlapping dishes built to protect the bottom.
    • a little, level face at the base of a brilliant-cut gemstone.
    • In armor, that part which protects the human body behind, through the waist down.
    • In jewelry, the tiny flat work surface at the back or bottom of a brilliant. Also referred to as cullet, collet, and lower table. See cut under brilliant.

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