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Princeton's WordNet

  1. asp, asp viper, Vipera aspisnoun

    of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder

  2. asp, Egyptian cobra, Naja hajenoun

    cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over life and death


  1. aspnoun

    A water snake.

  2. aspnoun

    A venomous viper native to southwestern Europe (Vipera aspis).

  3. aspnoun

    The Egyptian cobra (Naja haje)

  4. aspnoun

    A type of European fish (Aspius aspius).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aspnoun

    same as Aspen

    Etymology: [L. aspis, fr. Gr. 'aspi`s: cf. OF. aspe, F. aspic.]

  2. Aspnoun

    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

    Etymology: [L. aspis, fr. Gr. 'aspi`s: cf. OF. aspe, F. aspic.]

  3. Aspnoun

    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

    Etymology: [L. aspis, fr. Gr. 'aspi`s: cf. OF. aspe, F. aspic.]


  1. Asp

    The Asp is a former supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe, most notably a member of the Serpent Society and BAD Girls, Inc.. She was created by Mark Gruenwald and Paul Neary, and first appeared in Captain America vol. 1 #310.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Asp

    asp, Aspic, asp′ik, n. a popular name applied loosely to various genera of venomous serpents—now chiefly to the Vipera aspis of Southern Europe. Cleopatra's asp was probably the small Vipera hasselquistii, or horned viper: the biblical asp (Heb. pethen) was probably the Egyptian juggler's snake (Naja haje). [L.—Gr. aspis.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Asp

    a poisonous Egyptian viper of uncertain species.

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  1. APS

  2. sap, s.ap., SAP

  3. Psa., PSA

  4. spa, Spa

  5. pas, Pas, PAs

  6. APS, PAs, Pas, pas, PSA, Psa., SAP, s.ap., sap, Spa, spa

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asp in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asp in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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