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noun 
  1. A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.
  2. (figurative) any precious or highly valued thing or person
She's an absolute gem.
  1. (obsolete) a gemma or leaf-bud
  2. a type of geometrid moth, Orthonama obstipata
Translations: 
  • Dutch: edelsteen
  • French: joyau , pierre précieuse
Etymology: gimm, Äimm, from gemmaLatin, gemma; refashioned in Middle English under the influence of Old French gemme


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