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English

A jewel.

Etymology

Anglo-Norman juel, from Old French joel (modern joyau), based ultimately on Latin jocus ‘jest’.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
jewel

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  1. A precious or semi-precious stone; gem, gemstone.
  2. A valuable object used for personal ornamentation, especially one made of precious metals and stones; a piece of jewellery.
  3. (figuratively) Anything considered precious or valuable.
    Galveston was the jewel of Texas prior to the hurricane.

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