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  • adj. Veined or clouded like imitation jasper.
  • adj. Streaked, variegated.
  • n. A shaded, plain-weave cloth type, embroidered or similarly printed


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


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