Aspic from meat.
aspic definition by Webster's New World
- Archaic an asp
- a cold jelly of meat juice, tomato juice, etc., served as a garnish or molded, often with meat, seafood, etc.
Origin: French ; from Old French aspe, asp; -ic probably by associated, association with basilic, basilisk
aspic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French, from aspic, asp (from the resemblance of the jelly's coloration to an asp's); see aspic2.
Origin: French, from Old French, alteration of aspe, from Latin aspis; see asp.