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Etymology[edit | edit source]

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

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Gem ({{{1}}})

  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

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Meriam[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]


  1. body

Romanian[edit | edit source]

File:Strawberry jam on a dish.JPG


Noun[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Inflection[edit | edit source]


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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