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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin diasprum, derived from Latin iaspis, from Ancient Greek ἴασπις (íaspis). See also iaspide.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /diˈas.pro/, [d̪iˈäs̪pr̺o̞], (in fast speech) [ˈd̪jäs̪pr̺o̞]
  • Rhymes: -aspro
  • Hyphenation: dià‧spro

NounEdit

diaspro m (plural diaspri)

  1. (mineralogy) jasper
  2. (poetic, by extension) Any hard stone.

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • diaspro in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin iaspis, from Ancient Greek ἴασπις (íaspis).

NounEdit

diaspro m (plural diaspros)

  1. (mineralogy) jasper

SynonymsEdit