jager

variants: or jäger

Definition of jager

 (Entry 1 of 2)

variant spelling of

jager

noun
ja·​ger
variants: or jaeger \ ˈyägə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of jager (Entry 2 of 2)

: a high-quality diamond of bluish white grade

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History and Etymology for jager

Noun

from Jagersfontein, town in southwestern Orange Free State, Union of South Africa, where such diamonds are mined

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“Jager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jager. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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