gemology

or gem·mol·o·gy

[je-mol-uh-jee]

noun

the science dealing with natural and artificial gemstones.

Origin of gemology

First recorded in 1965–70; gem + -o- + -logy
Related formsgem·o·log·i·cal, gem·mo·log·i·cal [jem-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌdʒɛm əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivegem·ol·o·gist, gem·mol·o·gist, noun
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Related Words for gemologist

lapidary, watchmaker, goldsmith, horologist, silversmith

British Dictionary definitions for gemologist

gemology

gemmology

noun

the branch of mineralogy that is concerned with gems and gemstones
Derived Formsgemological or gemmological (ˌdʒɛməˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivegemologist or gemmologist, noun
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