jaspé

[ja-spey; French zha-spey]

adjective

given a veined and spotted appearance imitating jasper.

Nearby words

  1. jasper national park,
  2. jasper ware,
  3. jaspers,
  4. jaspers, karl,
  5. jaspery,
  6. jass,
  7. jassid,
  8. jassy,
  9. jat,
  10. jataka

Origin of jaspé

1850–55; < French: past participle of jasper to mottle, derivative of jaspe jasper1

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British Dictionary definitions for jaspe

jaspé

adjective

resembling jasper; variegated

Word Origin for jaspé

C19: from French, from jasper to marble

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