Rose-cut Rose"-cut`, a. Cut flat on the reverse, and with a convex face formed of triangular facets in rows; -- said of diamonds and other precious stones. See {Rose diamond}, under {Rose}. Cf. {Brilliant}, n. [1913 Webster]

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