Definitions for jaspery

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jas•perˈdʒæs pər(n.)

  1. an opaque cryptocrystalline variety of quartz, usu. red or brown: often used in decorative carvings.

    Category: Mineralogy, Jewelry

  2. Also called jas′per•ware`. a fine colored stoneware with raised designs in white.

    Category: Ceramics

Origin of jasper:

1300–50; ME jaspe, jaspre < MF; OF jaspe < L iaspis < Gk iáspis < Semitic; cf. Akkadian yašpu

jas′per•y(adj.)

Wiktionary

  1. jaspery(Adjective)

    Resembling jasper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jaspery(adj)

    of the nature of jasper; mixed with jasper

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