gemma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gemma (bud on a plant).

Noun[edit]

gemma (plural gemmae)

  1. (botany) bud; an asexual reproductive structure, as found in liverworts and hydra, able to produce new individuals from a cluster of cells.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gemma.

Noun[edit]

gemma f (plural gemmes)

  1. gem, jewel

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

gemma f (plural gemme)

  1. bud
  2. gem, jewel

Verb[edit]

gemma

  1. third-person singular present indicative of gemmare
  2. second-person singular imperative of gemmare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Two possibilities include:

Noun[edit]

gemma f (genitive gemmae); first declension

  1. A bud or eye of a plant.
  2. A jewel.
  3. A thing made of precious stones.

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative gemma gemmae
genitive gemmae gemmārum
dative gemmae gemmīs
accusative gemmam gemmās
ablative gemmā gemmīs
vocative gemma gemmae

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