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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Veneridae — the type species being the amethyst gem clam.
  • proper n. A female given name of Italian origin. Popular in the UK in the 1980s and the 1990s.
  • proper n. : A bright binary star in the constellation Corona Borealis; Alpha (α) Coronae Borealis.

Etymologies

Latin gemma ("jewel") (Wiktionary)
From Latin gemma, "jewel". (Wiktionary)

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