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Definition of Gem


  1. A bud.
  2. A precious stone of any kind, as the ruby, emerald, topaz, sapphire, beryl, spinel, etc., especially when cut and polished for ornament; a jewel.
  3. Anything of small size, or expressed within brief limits, which is regarded as a gem on account of its beauty or value, as a small picture, a verse of poetry, a witty or wise saying.
  4. To put forth in the form of buds.
  5. To adorn with gems or precious stones.
  6. To embellish or adorn, as with gems; as, a foliage gemmed with dewdrops.
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Gem Translations

gem in Afrikaans is juweel
gem in Dutch is edelgesteente, steen, edelsteen
gem in German is Edelstein
gem in Norwegian is edelsten
gem in Spanish is joya, gema