< /ˈkæb əˌʃɒnz; French ka bɔˈʃɔ̃/.
- a precious stone of convex hemispherical or oval form, polished but not cut into facets.
- an ornamental motif resembling this, either concave or convex and often surrounded by ornately carved leaf patterns, used on furniture of the 18th century.
- in the form of a cabochon: a turquoise cut cabochon.
- being cut cabochon: cabochon gems.
- a smooth domed gem, polished but unfaceted