crown jewel noun
the crown jewels : the crown, scepter, and other jeweled objects that a king or queen uses on formal occasions
: the most valuable or attractive thing in a collection or group
plural : the jewels (as crown and scepter) belonging to a sovereign's regalia
: the most attractive or valuable one of a collection or group
Examples of CROWN JEWEL
- The painting is the crown jewel of the museum's collection.
- one of the company's crown jewels
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