Definition of Gemmeous

1. a. Pertaining to gems; of the nature of gems; resembling gems.



Definition of Gemmeous

1. Adjective. Resembling or relating to gems. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gemmeous

1. like a gem [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gemmeous

gemlike
gemmaceous
gemmae
gemmal
gemman
gemmary
gemmate
gemmated
gemmates
gemmating
gemmations
gemmed
gemmen
gemmeous (current term)
gemmeries
gemmery
gemmier
gemmiest
gemmiferous
gemmification
gemmifications
gemmiflorate
gemmily
gemminess
gemminesses
gemming
gemmipares
gemmiparity

Literary usage of Gemmeous

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1. Social life of the Chinese: With Some Account of Their Religious by Justus Doolittle (1866)
"The golden Lad and the gemmeous Lass.—Use of a white Cock on the Coffin. Singular or Superstitious Customs relating to Burial. ..."

2. Vocabulary and Hand-book of the Chinese Language: Romanized in the Mandarin by Justus Doolittle (1872)
"yok sun, gemmeous sprouts. ^5j i/ok ming, precious buds, ... yok on, gemmeous rest. fji yon ke, philanthropy sign (or record). •ffi yu 'chin, before the ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1811)
"They hear a considerable resemblance to each other ; the gemmeous Dragonet being distinguished chiefly by the great length of the first ray of the dorsal ..."

4. The Chinese Repository by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, S. W. Williams (1849)
"The five Perfect Ones said, " We have received the commands of the Thrice Pure gemmeous Ruler that your meritorious works being completed, the way is ready ..."

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