semiprecious


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semiprecious

(of certain stones) having commercial value, but less than a precious stone

semiprecious

[¦sem·i′presh·əs]
(lapidary)
Pertaining to gemstones whose value is lower than that of precious stones; in particular, stones whose hardness is less than 8.
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