Pronunciation: (ba-get'), [key]
a. a rectangular shape given to a small gem, esp. a diamond, by cutting and polishing.
b. a gem having this shape.
2. Archit.a small convex molding, esp. one of semicircular section.
3. a long, narrow loaf of French bread. Also,ba•guet'.
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