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pré•cieux



Pronunciation: (prā"sē-oo'; Fr. prā-syœ'), [key]
adj., n., pl. -cieuxPronunciation: (-sē-ooz'; Fr. -syœ'). [key]


adj.
(of a man) overly fastidious or refined; precious; affected.

n.
an affected or excessively fastidious man, as in dress, manner, or speech.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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