Birthstone meaning

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A gemstone associated with a particular month and customarily worn by persons born during that month.
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A precious or semiprecious gem symbolizing the month of a person's birth: the usual list (with modern variants), beginning with that of January, is as follows: garnet, amethyst, bloodstone (aquamarine), diamond, emerald, pearl (alexandrite), ruby, sardonyx (peridot), sapphire, opal (tourmaline), topaz (citrine), and turquoise (zircon)
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Any of twelve gemstones traditionally associated with the month of one's birth.
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Any of a similar list of less costly substitutes.
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