: resembling jasper in blending of colors : clouded in streaks of contrasting colors
specifically : variegated in weaving by the use of warp yarns of differing shades together with single-color filling yarns

Word History


French, from past participle of jasper to mottle, from jaspe jasper

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“Jaspé.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jasp%C3%A9. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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