gemmy

adjective
gem·​my | \ ˈje-mē How to pronounce gemmy (audio) \

Definition of gemmy

1 : having the characteristics desired in a gemstone

First Known Use of gemmy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Gemmy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gemmy. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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