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treasure

  

      n  
1    wealth and riches, usually hoarded, esp. in the form of money, precious metals, or gems  
2    a thing or person that is highly prized or valued  
      vb   tr  
3    to prize highly as valuable, rare, or costly  
4    to store up and save; hoard  
     (C12: from Old French tresor, from Latin thesaurus anything hoarded, from Greek thesauros)  
  treasurable      adj  
  treasureless      adj  


treasure flower  
      n      another name for       gazania  
treasure hunt  
      n   a game in which players act upon successive clues and are eventually directed to a prize  
treasure-trove  
      n     (in Britain)  
1      (Law)   valuable articles, such as coins, bullion, etc., found hidden in the earth or elsewhere and of unknown ownership. Such articles become the property of the Crown, which compensates the finder if the treasure is declared. In 1996 treasure was defined as any item over 300 years old and containing more than 5% precious metal  
2    anything similarly discovered that is of value  
     (C16: from Anglo-French tresor trové treasure found, from Old French tresor treasure + trover to find)  
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