Jasper

  1. Proper noun.  (given name, male) , an English variant of Caspar.
  2. Proper noun.  One of the Magi, also known as Caspar.
  3. Noun.  (obsolete) Any bright-coloured kind of chalcedony apart from cornelian.
  4. Noun.  (mineralogy) An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking conchoidally with a smooth surface.
  5. Noun.  Jasperware pottery.
  6. Noun.  (UK, colloquial) A wasp. (West Country dialects, Somerset County).
  7. Noun.  (US, slang) A person, a guy, especially seen as na├»ve or simple.

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