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Etymology

Old English ġimm, from Latin gemma; refashioned in Middle English under the influence of Old French gemme

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛm

Noun

Singular
Gem

Plural
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  1. A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.
  2. (figuratively) any precious or highly valued thing or person
    She's an absolute gem.
  3. (obsolete) a gemma or leaf-bud
  4. a type of geometrid moth, Orthonama obstipata

Synonyms

  • (precious stone): gemstone, jewel, precious stone

Translations

See also

Anagrams

  • egm,
  • EMG
  • meg, Meg

Meriam

Noun

gem

  1. body

Romanian

File:Strawberry jam on a dish.JPG

gem

Noun

Gem n.

  1. jam (sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar)


This Romanian entry was created from the translations listed at jam. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see Gem in the Romanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) February 2010


Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

gem

  1. paper clip
  2. Template:Tennis game; part of a set

Inflection

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de:gem el:gem es:gem fr:gem gl:gem ko:gem io:gem kn:gem lo:gem hu:gem ml:gem my:gem nl:gem ja:gem ro:gem ru:gem fi:gem sv:gem ta:gem te:gem tr:gem vi:gem vo:gem zh:gem

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