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precious stone

noun
1.
a gem distinguished for its beauty and rarity, used in jewelry.
Origin of precious stone
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English
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precious stone

noun
1.
any of certain rare minerals, such as diamond, ruby, sapphire, emerald, or opal, that are highly valued as gemstones
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