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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