Gemstone meaning

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The definition of a gemstones is a mineral or hard substance that can be polished and shaped for use in jewelry.

An example of a gemstone is an amethyst.

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A precious or semiprecious stone that may be used as a jewel when cut and polished.
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Any mineral or petrified substance that can be cut and polished for setting into a piece of jewelry.
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A gem, usually made of minerals.
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