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crown jewel

noun

Simple Definition of crown jewel

  • 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crown jewel

  1. 1 plural :  the jewels (as crown and scepter) belonging to a sovereign's regalia

  2. 2 :  the most attractive or valuable one of a collection or group

Examples of crown jewel in a sentence

  1. The painting is the crown jewel of the museum's collection.

  2. one of the company's crown jewels



1649

First Known Use of crown jewel

1649


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