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precious stone

noun [C] uk   ( US also precious gem) us  
a valuable stone that is used in jewellery: The crown, decorated with diamonds and other precious stones, was exhibited in a special case.
Translations of “precious stone”
in Chinese (Traditional) 寶石…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宝石…
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