Definition of Asp

1. Noun. Of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder.

Exact synonyms: Asp Viper, Vipera Aspis
Generic synonyms: Viper
Group relationships: Genus Vipera, Vipera



2. Noun. Cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death.
Exact synonyms: Egyptian Cobra, Naja Haje
Group relationships: Genus Naja, Naja
Generic synonyms: Cobra

Definition of Asp

1. n. Same as Aspen.

2. n. A small, hooded, poisonous serpent of Egypt and adjacent countries, whose bite is often fatal. It is the Naja haje. The name is also applied to other poisonous serpents, esp. to Vipera aspis of southern Europe. See Haje.

Definition of Asp

1. Initialism. Active Server Pages ¹

2. Initialism. Application Service Provider ¹

3. Acronym. An extensible baton, used by police and security officers. From the name of the manufacturer: Amalgamated Security Products. ¹

4. Noun. (archaic) A water snake. ¹

5. Noun. A venomous viper native to southwestern Europe (''Vipera aspis''). ¹

6. Noun. The Egyptian cobra (''Naja haje'') ¹

7. Noun. A type of European fish (''Aspius aspius''). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Asp

1. a venomous snake [n -S]

Medical Definition of Asp

1. Same as Aspen. "Trembling poplar or asp." A small, hooded, poisonous serpent of Egypt and adjacent countries, whose bite is often fatal. It is the Naja haje. The name is also applied to other poisonous serpents, especially. To Vipera aspis of southern Europe. See Haje. Origin: L. Aspis, fr. Gr., cf. OF. Aspe, F. Aspic. One of several species of poplar bearing this name, especially the Populus tremula, so called from the trembling of its leaves, which move with the slightest impulse of the air. Origin: AS. Aesp, aeps; akin to OHG. Aspa, Icel. Osp, Dan. Aesp, Sw. Asp, D. Esp, G. Espe, aspe, aspe; cf. Lettish apsa, Lith. Apuszis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asp

asmatographer
asmatographers
asmear
asnarl
asoak
asocial
asociality
asocially
asocials
asoma
asomatognosia
asomatognosias
asomatous
asomtavruli
asonant
asp (current term)
asp viper
aspalasoma
aspalathus
asparaginase
asparaginases
asparagine
asparagine-N-glycosyltransferase
asparagine-oxo-acid aminotransferase
asparagine permease
asparagine synthetase
asparagines
asparaginic acid
asparaginous
asparaginyl

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