Etymology

1. jasper

noun. ['ˈdʒæspɝ'] an opaque form of quartz; red or yellow or brown or dark green in color; used for ornamentation or as a gemstone.

Etymology

  • jaspre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Jasper

  • glasper
  • kasper
  • kaspar
  • gasper
  • gaspar
  • casper
  • caspar

Example sentences of the word jasper


1. Noun, singular or mass
This rock is a silica quartz in the cryptocrystalline family, and is similar to jasper.

Quotes containing the word jasper


1. I know - I'll play you for it,"Alice suggested. "Rock, paper, scissors."Jasper chuckled and Edward sighed."Why don't you just tell me who wins?"Edward said wryly.Alice beamed. "I do. Excellent.
- Stephenie Meyer, Breaking Dawn

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