What does jasper mean?

Definitions for jasperˈdʒæs pər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jasper(noun)

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


  1. Jasper(ProperNoun)

    , an English variant of Caspar.

  2. Jasper(ProperNoun)

    One of the Magi, also known as Caspar.

  3. Origin: From the male personal name Jasper.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jasper(noun)

    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. Origin: [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

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