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How to use gemma in a sentence
One day, he turned up with gemma, whom he'd gotten from the pound.
On the other side were Clay Morrow and his wife, gemma Teller, a couple for whom love has long been synonymous with doom.Television’s Finest Schlock: The ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Episode ‘One One Six’ Is So Damn Shakespearean | Paula Szuchman | September 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
gemma has moved on with Nero, a pimp played by Jimmy Smits who calls himself “a companionator.”‘Homeland,’ ‘Revenge,’ ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and More: Where We Left Off | Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez | September 10, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The landowner and racehorse breeder and his artist wife, gemma, are close friends of the Middleton family.Pippa Middleton’s Inner Circle Revealed in Charity Ski Donations | Tom Sykes | February 29, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
gemma Hardy is the orphaned daughter of a Scottish woman and an Icelandic fisherman.Must Reads: Margot Livesey, Robert Walser and More | Wendy Smith, Malcolm Forbes, Jane Ciabattari | February 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
gemma thinks she will be ugly, with great teeth and a red face like the Englishwomen in the Asino, but I do not believe it.
Orazio Lucis first saw gemma like that, and he followed us home, and then found out who we were and asked questions about us.
The young man contrived to remain behind in the salotto for a moment and to keep gemma with him.
It was always so easy to make gemma angry, and lately she had been more capricious and difficult than ever.
Olive was out giving a lesson when it came, and gemma turned it over, examining the post-mark and the writing.
British Dictionary definitions for gemma
a small asexual reproductive structure in liverworts, mosses, etc, that becomes detached from the parent and develops into a new individual
zoology another name for gemmule (def. 1)
- gemmaceous (dʒɛˈmeɪʃəs), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Scientific definitions for gemma
A budlike mass of undifferentiated tissue which serves as a means of vegetative reproduction among mosses and liverworts. The gemmae, often formed in structures called gemma cups, are usually dispersed from the parent plant by the splashing of raindrops, after which they develop into new individuals.
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