bi·be·lot (bb-l, b-bl)
1. A small decorative object; a trinket.
2. A miniature book, especially one that is finely crafted.
[French, from Old French beubelet, from a reduplication of bel, beautiful, from Latin bellus, handsome; see belle.]
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