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Taille en seize, French for "cut in 16". A style of cutting of a diamond with 16 facets. It was introduced in the mid-17th century in France as an improvement of an earlier cut.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson