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  Definition of gem
  1. art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
  2. a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
  3. a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
  4. a person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
  5. a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry; "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones"
Similar Words: treasure, jewel, precious stone, muffin, gemstone, stone

 

Hyponyms: solitaire, diamond, ruby, pearl, emerald, sapphire, bran muffin, corn muffin, popover, cabochon, opaque gem, transparent gem

 

Part Meronyms: jewelry, jewellery

 

Derivational Morphology: bejewel, jewel

 

Anagrams: EMG, meg

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: скъпоценен камък   Chinese: 宝石  
Dutch: edelsteen   Finnish: jalokivi  
French: joyau   Icelandic: gimsteinn  
Ido: juvelo   Japanese: 宝石  
Polish: klejnot   Portuguese: gema  
Swedish: juvel  
 
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