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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jaspernoun

    an opaque form of quartz; red or yellow or brown or dark green in color; used for ornamentation or as a gemstone


  1. Jaspernoun

    A male given name from Old Persian.

    Her husband is...let me see...oh yes, he's Lord Jasper Jayne. His name sounds like the hero of a servant's novelette, but he doesn't look like that. He looks like a chucker-out in a back-street pub.

  2. Jaspernoun

    A surname.

  3. Jaspernoun

    One of the Magi, also known as Caspar.

  4. Jaspernoun

    Place names: A town in Alberta, Canada. A city, the county seat of Walker County, Alabama. A small city, the county seat of Newton County, Arkansas. A city, the county seat of Hamilton County, Florida. A city, the county seat of Pickens County, Georgia. A city, the county seat of Dubois County, Indiana. A city in Pipestone County and Rock County, Minnesota. A city in Jasper County, Missouri. A town in Steuben County, New York. An unincorporated community in Pike County, Ohio. An unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon. A town, the county seat of Marion County, Tennessee. A city, the county seat of Jasper County, Texas. An unincorporated community in Lee County, Virginia.

  5. Etymology: A name given to one of the Magi in a medieval European cult, from Biblical Hebrew גִּזְבָּר (gizbar), ultimately from Old Median *ganzabarah; see it for more.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jaspernoun

    an opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking with a smooth surface. It admits of a high polish, and is used for vases, seals, snuff boxes, etc. When the colors are in stripes or bands, it is called striped / banded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper

  2. Etymology: [OE. jaspre, jaspe, OF. jaspre, jaspe, F. jaspe, L. iaspis, Gr. ; cf. Per. yashp, yashf, Ar. yashb, yasb, yasf, Heb. yshpheh. Cf. Diaper.]


  1. Jasper

    Jasper is a city in Walker County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 13,857. The city is the county seat of Walker County, and once ranked among the world's leading producers of coal.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jasper

    jas′pėr, n. a precious stone, being a hard siliceous mineral of various colours.—adjs. Jas′pé, having the surface ornamented with veins; Jas′perated, mixed with jasper; Jas′pery, like jasper; Jaspid′ean, Jaspid′eous, Jas′poid. [Fr. jaspe—L. and Gr. iaspis—Ar. yasb.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jasper

    an opaque quartz found in all colours, and spotted, striped, and clouded; is valued in ornamental lapidary work because of the polish it takes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jasper in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jasper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Jasper in a Sentence

  1. Vaughn Franklin said.He:

    We feel that Jasper Williams Jr. used this platform to push Jasper Williams Jr. negative agenda, which as a family, we do not agree with.

  2. Joe Sutherland:

    Jasper Spires’re pretty distraught that Police Chief Lanier was released for a similar if not less deadly crime two days earlier, it led to a direct line to my nephew’s death.

  3. Aretha Franklin:

    My aunt did not ask Jasper Williams Jr. to eulogize her before she passed away because dying is a topic that she never discussed with anyone, however, there were several people that my aunt admired that would have been outstanding individuals to deliver her eulogy including Dr. William J. Barber, Rev. Al Sharpton, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Rev. James Holley and Pastor E.L. Branch.

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