Definition of Aspen

1. Noun. Any of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind.




Definition of Aspen

1. n. 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.

2. a. Of or pertaining to the aspen, or resembling it; made of aspen wood.

Definition of Aspen

1. Proper noun. A ski-resort town in Colorado. ¹

2. Proper noun. A small community in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia. ¹

3. Proper noun. (given name female from=English) of modern usage, denominated for the aspen tree. ¹

4. Noun. A kind of poplar tree (genus ''Populus''; section ''Populus''). ¹

5. Noun. The wood of such a tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aspen

1. any of several poplars [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aspen

1. Of or pertaining to the aspen, or resembling it; made of aspen wood. "Nor aspen leaves confess the gentlest breeze." (Gay) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aspen

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aspectant
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aspen (current term)
aspen poplar
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Literary usage of Aspen

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1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Sa t sal SONGS FROM THE HOUSE OF aspen Lockhart calls attention to the fact that the first of these lyrics has the metre, and not a little of the spirit, ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1894)
"IT will be of interest to compare the statistics of the gas-producer plant at aspen, Colorado (recorded by Mr. \VS Morse in a paper read at the Montreal ..."

3. The Scientific Monthly by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1921)
"This practice will he continued until the entire Forent has been revegetated to forage plants and regenerated to aspen reproduction. ..."

4. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"The quaking aspen (P. tremuloides) has long leaf-stalks flattened vertically to the leaf-surface, so that leaves tremble in slight winds, a characteristic ..."

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