semiprecious


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semiprecious

(ˌsɛmɪˈprɛʃəs)
adj
(Geological Science) (of certain stones) having commercial value, but less than a precious stone

sem•i•pre•cious

(ˌsɛm iˈprɛʃ əs, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

adj.
having commercial value as a gem but not classified as precious: semiprecious minerals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.semiprecious - used of gemstones having less commercial value than precious stones; "such semiprecious stones as amethyst, garnet, jade, and tourmaline"
valuable - having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange; "a valuable diamond"
Translations

semiprecious

[ˈsɛmɪˌprɛʃəs] adjsemiprezioso/a
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