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cameo

cam·e·o

cameo

 
 
pronunciation:
kae mi o
part of speech: noun
inflections: cameos
definition 1: a method of carving a gemstone so as to leave a slightly raised image of one color and a background of another.
definition 2: a stone carved so as to leave a slightly raised image of one color and a background of another, often worn as jewelry.
Around her neck, she wore a delicately carved cameo with the image of her grandmother.
definition 3: a minor role played by a prominent actor or actress in a single scene of a film.