See also: Asp and ASP

EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin aspis (asp, viper; shield), aspidis, from Ancient Greek ἀσπίς (aspis, shield; Egyptian cobra Naja haje)

NounEdit

asp (plural asps)

  1. (archaic) A water snake.
  2. A venomous viper native to southwestern Europe (Vipera aspis).
  3. The Egyptian cobra (Naja haje)
  4. A type of European fish (Aspius aspius).
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Etymology 2Edit

Shortening of aspen

NounEdit

asp (plural asps)

  1. An aspen tree.
    • 1997, B. Franklin Cooling, Fort Donelson's Legacy (page 233)
      Having decimated groves of cedar, quaking asps, weeping willows, poplars, and fruit trees on the last day of January, Alva C. Griest of the Seventy-second Indiana believed he "was doing wrong all the time we were at it."

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NounEdit

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  1. Aspen; a type of poplar tree. (Populus tremula)
  2. A type of fish. (Aspius aspius)
  3. An African snake. (Vipera aspis)

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