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Meaning of jasper

jas•per

Pronunciation: ( jas'pur), [key]
— n.
  1. a compact, opaque, cryptocrystalline variety of quartz, usually colored red: often used in decorative carvings.
  2. Also calleda fine, hard stoneware introduced c1775 by Wedgwood, stained various colors by metallic oxides, with raised designs in white.

jas•per

Pronunciation: ( jas'pur), [key]
— n. Older Slang.
  1. a fellow; guy.

Jas•per

Pronunciation: ( jas'pur), [key]
— n.
  1. a city in NW Alabama. 11,894.
  2. a resort town in SW Alberta, in SW Canada, on the Athabaska River: headquarters for Jasper National Park. 3060.
  3. a male given name, form of
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