jaspery

[ jas-puh-ree ]
/ ˈdʒæs pə ri /
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adjective

containing or composed of jasper.
resembling jasper.

Nearby words

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

Origin of jaspery

First recorded in 1825–35; jasper1 + -y1

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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