Gemma

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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin gemma (jewel)

Proper noun[edit]

Gemma f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Veneridae — the type species being the amethyst gem clam.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gemma, "jewel".

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Proper noun[edit]

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Gemma

  1. A female given name of Italian origin. Popular in the UK in the 1980s and the 1990s.
    • 1998 Lisa Andrews, Too Late For Love, Robinson Pub. 1998, ISBN 1854875914, page 200
      Gemma gave him another gushing smile. She wanted to make amends for almost fouling up Blake's deal. "Gemma. What a beautiful name. You are indeed a jewel."
  2. (astronomy): A bright binary star in the constellation Corona Borealis; Alpha (α) Coronae Borealis.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin gemma (jewel), with identical meaning in Italian.

Proper noun[edit]

Gemma f

  1. A female given name, notably of Dante's wife, and of a 19th/20th century saint.

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