- 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 aspic2.
Origin of aspicFrench, from Old French, alteration of aspe, from Latin aspis; see asp.