objet

objet d'art

[awb-zhe dar]
plural objets d'art [awb-zhe dar] . French.
an object of artistic worth or curiosity, especially a small object.
Also called objet.
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objet d'art (ɔbʒɛ dar)
 
n , pl objets d'art
a small object considered to be of artistic worth
 
[literally: object of art]

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objet
"an object on display, an ornament," 1857, from Fr., especially in objet d'art (1865).
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