jaspery
adjective see jasper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Jaspery — Jas per*y, a. Of the nature of jasper; mixed with jasper …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jaspery — /jas peuh ree/, adj. 1. containing or composed of jasper. 2. resembling jasper. [1825 35; JASPER1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • jaspery — adjective Resembling jasper …   Wiktionary

  • jaspery — jas·pery …   English syllables

  • jaspery — p(ə)rē, ri adjective : of, resembling, or containing jasper …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jaspidean — Jas*pid e*an, Jaspideous Jas*pid e*ous, a. [L. iaspideus. See {Jasper}.] Consisting of jasper, or containing jasper; jaspery; jasperlike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaspideous — Jaspidean Jas*pid e*an, Jaspideous Jas*pid e*ous, a. [L. iaspideus. See {Jasper}.] Consisting of jasper, or containing jasper; jaspery; jasperlike. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jasper — noun Etymology: Middle English jaspre, from Anglo French jaspre, jaspe, from Latin jaspis, from Greek iaspis, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew yāshĕpheh jasper Date: 14th century 1. an opaque cryptocrystalline quartz of any of several colors;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jaspidean — adjective a) Resembling jasper. b) Containing jasper Syn: jasperoid, jasperous, jaspery …   Wiktionary

  • jas|per|y — «JAS puh ree», adjective. of, like, or containing jasper: »jaspery agate …   Useful english dictionary

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