Definition of plique à jour in US English:

plique à jour

noun

Enamelling
  • A technique in which small areas of translucent enamel are fused into the spaces of a wire framework to give an effect similar to stained glass.

Origin

Late 19th century. From French plique à jour from Middle French plicque piece of overlaid enamelwork + à jour.

Pronunciation

plique à jour

/ˌplik a ˈʒʊə/