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EtymologyEdit

From French jaspé, the past participle of French jasper (to colour motley, so as to imitate jasper), from jaspe (jasper), from Latin iaspis, from Ancient Greek.

AdjectiveEdit

jaspé (comparative more jaspé, superlative most jaspé)

  1. Veined or clouded like imitation jasper.
  2. Streaked; variegated.
    • 1939, Philip George Chadwick, The Death Guard, page 187:
      He, too, like the advancing Guard and the ground on which he knelt, was patterned jaspé in black shadow and silvery white.

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jaspé (countable and uncountable, plural jaspés)

  1. A shaded, plain-weave type of cloth, embroidered or similarly printed.
    Jaspé is mainly used for curtains and bedspreads.

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EtymologyEdit

From jasper, from the noun jaspe, from Latin iaspis, from Ancient Greek

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VerbEdit

jaspé m (feminine singular jaspée, masculine plural jaspés, feminine plural jaspées)

  1. past participle of jasper

AdjectiveEdit

jaspé (feminine singular jaspée, masculine plural jaspés, feminine plural jaspées)

  1. jaspé

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