star facet
noun Date: 1750 one of the eight small triangular facets which abut on the table in the bezel of a brilliant

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  • star facet — noun : one of the eight small triangular facets which abut on the table in the bezel of a brilliant see brilliant illustration * * * Jewelry. (in a brilliant) any of the eight small facets of the crown immediately below the table. [1745 55] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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