Words at Play : Top 10 Words for Unusual Colors Worth Looking At

#9: Jasper 

Color:

Blackish green

About the Word:

The color name jasper comes from the name of the opaque quartz stone called jasper. The ancient Hebrew word from which jasper comes may have meant something like "glittering" or "polish."

Full Definition:

: a blackish green that is bluer than cannon

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