Gemma - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈjemə|  American pronunciation of the word gemma
Brit.  |ˈdʒɛmə|  British pronunciation of the word gemma

noun

- small asexual reproductive structure in e.g. liverworts and mosses that detaches from the parent and develops into a new individual

Examples

Gemma turned around and caught the stranger looking at her intently.

He called the police because he was concerned for Gemma's safety.

He wondered what Gemma thought about it all. She seemed to have her head screwed on.

Six-year-old Gemma had been left alone in the house.

Gemma's going through a bad patch right now.

Gemma is now practising as a dentist.

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