- Archaic an asp
- a cold jelly of meat juice, tomato juice, etc., served as a garnish or molded, often with meat, seafood, etc.
Origin of aspicFrench from Old French aspe, asp; -ic probably by associated, association with basilic, basilisk
A clear jelly typically made of stock and gelatin and used as a glaze or garnish or to make a mold of meat, fish, or vegetables.
Origin of aspicFrench from aspic asp (from the resemblance of the jelly's coloration to an asp's) ; see aspic 2.
Origin of aspicFrench from Old French alteration of aspe from Latin aspis ; see asp .