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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Old French
Origin: tresor, from Latin thesaurus, from Greek thesauros

treasure

1 noun
     
trea‧sure1
1 [uncountable] a group of valuable things such as gold, silver, jewels etc
2 [countable] a very valuable and important object such as a painting or ancient document:
The Book of Kells is Trinity College's greatest treasure.
3 [singular] informal someone who is very useful or important to you:
Our housekeeper is a real treasure.

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