gemstone

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noun gem·stone \ˈjem-ˌstōn\

Definition of gemstone

  1. :  a mineral or petrified material that when cut and polished can be used in jewelry

Examples of gemstone in a sentence

  1. <traditionally, the gemstone for someone born in May is an emerald>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of gemstone

before 12th century


GEMSTONE Defined for English Language Learners

gemstone

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noun gem·stone \ˈjem-ˌstōn\

Definition of gemstone for English Language Learners

  • : a stone that can be used in jewelry when it is cut and polished


GEMSTONE Defined for Kids

gemstone

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noun gem·stone \ˈjem-ˌstōn\

Definition of gemstone for Students

  1. :  a stone that when cut and polished can be used in jewelry



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