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jew·el

jewel

 
 
pronunciation:
jul [or] ju l
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part of speech: noun
definition: a special stone that has been cut and made smooth. Jewels are used to make jewelry.
Diamonds and rubies are jewels.
 
similar words:
rock
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derivation: jewellike (adj.)
Word History
Jewel comes from a early French word that means "game or play."
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  jewelry, rock, stone