See also: Aspen

EnglishEdit

 
Aspen trees
 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English aspen, corresponding to asp +‎ -en.

AdjectiveEdit

aspen (comparative more aspen, superlative most aspen)

  1. Pertaining to the asp or aspen tree.
  2. (obsolete) Tremulous, trembling.
    • a. 1631, John Donne, ‘The Apparition’, Poems (1633):
      And then poore Aspen wretch, neglected thou / Bath'd in a cold quicksilver sweat wilt lye / A veryer ghost than I […].
  3. (obsolete) Of a woman's tongue: wagging, gossiping.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English aspen, from Old English æspen, Old English æspan (combining form), from Old English æspe (aspen). More at asp.

NounEdit

aspen (plural aspens)

  1. The asp tree; a kind of poplar tree (genus Populus sect. Populus). A medium-size tree with thin, straight trunks of a greenish-white color.
    Above a certain elevation, the aspens gave way to scrubby, gnarled pines.
  2. (uncountable) The wood of such a tree; usually pale, lightweight and soft.
    She claimed that aspen was the only "proper" material from which make a wicker basket.
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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From aspe (from Old English æspe) + -en.

AdjectiveEdit

aspen

  1. Made of or pertaining to asp trees.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: aspen

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

aspen m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of asp

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

aspen

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of aspar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of aspar.
  3. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of aspar.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

aspen

  1. definite singular of asp

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