Semiprecious

Definition of Semiprecious

Sem`i`pre´cious   Pronunciation: sĕm`ĭ`prĕsh´ŭs
a.1.Somewhat precious; as, semiprecious stones or metals. Used mostly of gemstones used in jewelry, such as amethyst, garnet, or iolite, which are sufficiently rare to have commercial value, but are not considered as precious, as are the diamond, emerald, and ruby.

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