jasponyx

noun

jas·​po·​nyx
ˈjaspə(ˌ)niks,
-ˌspäniks
plural -es
: an onyx part or all of whose layers consist of jasper

Word History

Etymology

Latin iasponyx, from Greek, from iaspis jasper + onyx

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“Jasponyx.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jasponyx. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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