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jaspé

[ ja-spey; French zha-spey ]
/ dʒæˈspeɪ; French ʒaˈspeɪ /
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adjective
given a veined and spotted appearance imitating jasper.
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Origin of jaspé

1850–55; <French: past participle of jasper to mottle, derivative of jaspejasper1
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British Dictionary definitions for jaspé

jaspé
/ (ˈdʒæspeɪ) /

adjective
resembling jasper; variegated

Word Origin for jaspé

C19: from French, from jasper to marble
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