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or gem·mol·o·gy  (jĕ-mŏl′ə-jē)
The study of gems.

gem′o·log′i·cal (jĕm′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
gem·ol′o·gist n.


(dʒɛˈmɒlədʒɪ) or


(Minerals) the branch of mineralogy that is concerned with gems and gemstones
gemological, gemmological adj
gemˈologist, gemˈmologist n


or gem•mol•o•gy

(dʒɛˈmɒl ə dʒi)

the science dealing with gemstones.
gem•o•log•i•cal (ˌdʒɛm əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
gem•ol′o•gist, n.


[dʒɛˈmɒlədʒɪ] ngemmologia
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