The definition of an asp is a poisonous snake.(noun)
An example of an asp is the asp viper.
See asp in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr aspe < L aspis < Gr; prob. < aspis, shield (in reference to the shape of the hood)
See asp in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English aspis
Origin: , from Latin
Origin: , from Greek.
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