jewel /ˈʤuːl/ noun
plural jewels
plural jewels
Learner's definition of JEWEL
: a valuable stone (such as a ruby or diamond) that has been cut and polished
: a piece of jewelry (such as a necklace or a bracelet) that is made of valuable metal and precious stones usually plural
: someone or something that is highly valued or admired
see also crown jewel
: the part of a watch that is made of a crystal or a precious stone

the family jewels

: jewelry that has been passed from one generation to another
informal + humorous : a man's sexual organs

— jeweled

(US) or British jewelled /ˈʤuːld/ adjective