adjective, gemmier, gemmiest.
having gems; set with gems.
like a gem, especially in being bright, glittering, or sparkling.

1400–50; late Middle English. See gem, -y1

gemmily, adverb
gemminess, noun Unabridged
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gem (dʒɛm)
1.  a precious or semiprecious stone used in jewellery as a decoration; jewel
2.  a person or thing held to be a perfect example; treasure
3.  a size of printer's type, approximately equal to 4 point
4.  (NZ) a type of small sweet cake
vb , gems, gemming, gemmed
5.  (tr) to set or ornament with gems
[C14: from Old French gemme, from Latin gemma bud, precious stone]

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Inclusion-free crystal tips, gemmy and colorless, were separated and gently crushed.
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