from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A precious stone that is part of a sovereign's regalia.
  • noun The jewels, such as those in a crown or scepter, used ceremonially by a sovereign.
  • noun The most prized asset or possession in a group.

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  • noun the most desirable assets of a corporation
  • noun a precious stone that is a valuable part of a sovereign's regalia


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