Definition of clou in English:


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Pronunciation: /kluː


The chief attraction, point of greatest interest, or central idea of a thing.
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  • It also includes two paintings by Picasso, his Seated woman and the clou of the collection, Two women in front of a window.
  • By the nineteenth century, the Titian was recognised as the clou of the collection, and was greatly admired.


French, literally 'nail'.

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