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gemology

[je-mol-uh-jee] /dʒɛˈmɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the science dealing with natural and artificial gemstones.
Also, gemmology.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; gem + -o- + -logy
Related forms
gemological, gemmological
[jem-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌdʒɛm əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
gemologist, gemmologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gemological

gemology

/dʒɛˈmɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of mineralogy that is concerned with gems and gemstones
Derived Forms
gemological, gemmological (ˌdʒɛməˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
gemologist, gemmologist, noun
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