Gem meaning

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The definition of a gem is a jewel, valuable stone, or something highly valued.

An example of a gem is an emerald.

An example of a gem is an excellent employee.

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A pearl or mineral that has been cut and polished for use as an ornament.
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A type of muffin.
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Something that is valued for its beauty or perfection.

A little gem of a book.

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A beloved or highly prized person.
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To adorn with gems.
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Anything prized for its beauty and value, esp. if small and perfect of its kind.
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A highly valued person.
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A kind of muffin.
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A cut and polished gemstone or a pearl, used for ornamentation.
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To adorn or set with or as with gems.
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(1) See JEM and GEMS.
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A native or resident of the American state of Idaho.
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Origin of gem

Middle English gemme from Old French from Latin gemma gembh- in Indo-European roots