jaspery

[ jas-puh-ree ]
/ ˈdʒæs pə ri /

adjective

containing or composed of jasper.
resembling jasper.

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Origin of jaspery

First recorded in 1825–35; jasper1 + -y1

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Example sentences from the Web for jaspery

  • Some of the compact limestone in the bed of the creek exhibited a striped and jaspery texture.

    The American Indians|Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • Some of the compact lime stone in the bed of the creek exhibited a striped and jaspery texture.

    The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft