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Definitions for gemma
ˈdʒɛm ə; ˈdʒɛm igem·ma

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gemmanoun

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


  1. gemmanoun

    An asexual reproductive structure, as found in liverworts and hydra, able to produce new individuals from a cluster of cells.

    Etymology: From gemma.

  2. Gemmanoun

    of Italian origin. Popular in the UK in the 1980s and the 1990s.

    Etymology: From gemma.

  3. Gemmanoun

    A bright binary star in the constellation Corona Borealis; Alpha (u03B1) Coronae Borealis.

    Etymology: From gemma.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gemmanoun

    a leaf bud, as distinguished from a flower bud

    Etymology: [L., a bud.]

  2. Gemmanoun

    a bud spore; one of the small spores or buds in the reproduction of certain Protozoa, which separate one at a time from the parent cell

    Etymology: [L., a bud.]


  1. Gemma

    A gemma is a single cell, or a mass of cells, or a modified bud of tissue, that detaches from the parent and develops into a new individual. This type of asexual reproduction is referred to as fragmentation. It is a means of asexual propagation in plants. These structures are commonly found in fungi, algae, liverworts and mosses, but also in some flowering plants such as pygmy sundews and some species of butterworts. Vascular plants have many other methods of asexual reproduction including Bulbils and Turions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gemma in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gemma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of gemma in a Sentence

  1. Tracy Stewart:

    Gemma Allen says. To keep your relationship as blissful as possible, talk about how you ’ll split expenses such as rent, food and utilities, along with unexpected items such as car repairs or if a baby comes along. Consider opening a joint bank account in addition to your regular accounts to pay for shared expenses. You may not want to split every expense either, so decide what will be kept separate and if you ’ll want to discuss individual purchases over a certain dollar limit. Since you may cohabitate for a long time or eventually marry, talk about short - and long-term financial goals. Think about the financial impact of these goals and how you ’ll work together to achieve them, save for shared goals in separate accounts and contribute the amount that Gemma Allen agree Gemma Allen can each afford.

  2. Kristin Davis:

    I don't understand how you could take [ racism ] every day. But I will never be black, no matter how hard I try, that is the truth, and we have to accept it. Therefore, I will never be able to say to Gemma,' I understand how you feel because this happened to me.' That's what's painful and hard.

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