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1. A piece of a valuable mineral or minerallike substance that has been cut, polished, or otherwise prepared for use as an ornament.
a. Something that is valued for its beauty or perfection: a little gem of a book.
b. A beloved or highly prized person.
3. A muffin, especially a very small one.
tr.v. gemmed, gem·ming, gems
To adorn with gems.

[Middle English gemme, from Old French, from Latin gemma; see gembh- in Indo-European roots.]
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Adj.1.gemmed - covered with beads or jewels or sequinsgemmed - covered with beads or jewels or sequins
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction