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English[]

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A jewel.

Etymology[]

From Template:Xno[[Category:Template:Xno derivations|Jewel]] juel, from Old French joel (modern joyau), based ultimately on Latin iocus (joke, jest).

Pronunciation[]

  • (RP, US) IPA: /ˈʤuːəl/, /ˈdʒʊːəl/, SAMPA: /"dZu:@l/, /"dZU:@l/
  • (CA, US) IPA: /dʒuɬ/, /ˈdʒuwl̩/
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Noun[]

Singular
Jewel

Plural
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  1. A precious or semi-precious stone; gem, gemstone.
  2. A valuable object used for personal ornamentation, especially one made of precious metals and stones; a piece of jewellery.
  3. (figuratively) Anything considered precious or valuable.
    Galveston was the jewel of Texas prior to the hurricane.

Translations[]

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Derived terms[]

ar:jewel ca:jewel de:jewel et:jewel el:jewel es:jewel fr:jewel ko:jewel io:jewel id:jewel it:jewel hu:jewel ml:jewel nl:jewel pl:jewel ru:jewel simple:jewel fi:jewel sv:jewel ta:jewel te:jewel vi:jewel zh:jewel

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