sparry

[ spahr-ee ]
/ ˈspɑr i /
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adjective

of or relating to mineral spar.

Nearby words

  1. sparrow,
  2. sparrow hawk,
  3. sparrowfart,
  4. sparrowgrass,
  5. sparrowhawk,
  6. spars,
  7. sparse,
  8. sparsity,
  9. sparta,
  10. spartacist

Origin of sparry

First recorded in 1685–95; spar3 + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for sparry

sparry

/ (ˈspɑːrɪ) /

adjective

geology containing, relating to, or resembling sparsparry coal
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