noun, plural rivières
[riv-ee-airz, ri-vyairz; French ree-vyer] /ˌrɪv iˈɛərz, rɪˈvyɛərz; French riˈvyɛr/ (Show IPA)
a necklace of diamonds or other gems, especially in more than one string.
a necklace the diamonds or other precious stones of which gradually increase in size up to a large centre stone
[French ree-vyer-dy-loo] /French ri vyɛr düˈlu/ noun 1. a city in SE Quebec, in E Canada, on the St. Lawrence.
verb (used with object), rived, rived or riven, riving. 1. to tear or rend apart: to rive meat from a bone. 2. to separate by striking; split; cleave. 3. to rend, harrow, or distress (the feelings, heart, etc.). 4. to split (wood) radially from a log. verb (used without object), rived, rived or riven, riving. […]
- Rivinus duct
Rivinus duct Ri·vi·nus duct (rə-vē’nəs, rē-vē’nus) n. See minor sublingual duct.
- Rivinus gland
Rivinus gland n. See sublingual gland.