gem stone


a precious or semiprecious stone that can be cut and polished for use as a gem.

before 1000; Middle English gimstone, Old English gimstān. See gem, stone Unabridged
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gemstone (ˈdʒɛmˌstəʊn)
a precious or semiprecious stone, esp one cut and polished for setting in jewelleryRelated: lapidary
Related: lapidary

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