1. [ noun ] (fine art) art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
Synonyms: treasure
Related terms: art
2. [ noun ] a person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
Synonyms: jewel
Related terms: person
3. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
Synonyms: muffin
Related terms: quick_bread popover corn_muffin bran_muffin
4. [ noun ] (chemistry) a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
Synonyms: stone gemstone

"he had the gem set in a ring for his wife" "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones"

Related terms: crystal cabochon opaque_gem transparent_gem jewelry
5. [ noun ] a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
Synonyms: jewel precious_stone
Related terms: jewelry diamond ruby pearl solitaire sapphire emerald bejewel
Similar spelling:   Geum