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asp viper

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  • asp viper — noun of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder • Syn: ↑asp, ↑Vipera aspis • Hypernyms: ↑viper • Member Holonyms: ↑Vipera, ↑genus Vipera …   Useful english dictionary

  • asp — [asp] noun 1》 (also asp viper) a small viper with an upturned snout. [Vipera aspis.] 2》 the Egyptian cobra. [Naja haje.] 3》 a large predatory freshwater fish of the carp family. [Aspius aspius.] Origin ME: from L. aspis, from Gk …   English new terms dictionary

  • Asp — is usually a kind of venomous snake, but it may refer to:nakes* Asp (reptile), an archaic term for a venomous snake. * Vipera aspis , a venomous viper found in Europe. * Cerastes cerastes , a venomous viper found in the Sahara desert. * Cerastes… …   Wikipedia

  • viper — vi per (v[imac] p[ e]r), n. [F. vip[ e]re, L. vipera, probably contr. fr. vivipera; vivus alive + parere to bring forth, because it was believed to be the only serpent that brings forth living young. Cf. {Quick}, a., {Parent}, {Viviparous},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viper fish — viper vi per (v[imac] p[ e]r), n. [F. vip[ e]re, L. vipera, probably contr. fr. vivipera; vivus alive + parere to bring forth, because it was believed to be the only serpent that brings forth living young. Cf. {Quick}, a., {Parent}, {Viviparous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • viper grass — viper vi per (v[imac] p[ e]r), n. [F. vip[ e]re, L. vipera, probably contr. fr. vivipera; vivus alive + parere to bring forth, because it was believed to be the only serpent that brings forth living young. Cf. {Quick}, a., {Parent}, {Viviparous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viper's bugloss — viper vi per (v[imac] p[ e]r), n. [F. vip[ e]re, L. vipera, probably contr. fr. vivipera; vivus alive + parere to bring forth, because it was believed to be the only serpent that brings forth living young. Cf. {Quick}, a., {Parent}, {Viviparous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viper's grass — viper vi per (v[imac] p[ e]r), n. [F. vip[ e]re, L. vipera, probably contr. fr. vivipera; vivus alive + parere to bring forth, because it was believed to be the only serpent that brings forth living young. Cf. {Quick}, a., {Parent}, {Viviparous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asp — asp1 [asp] n. [ME < OFr aspe < L aspis < Gr; prob. < aspis, shield (in reference to the shape of the hood)] any of several small, poisonous snakes of Africa, Arabia, and Europe, as the horned viper, Egyptian cobra, or a European viper …   English World dictionary

  • Asp (reptile) — Asp is the modern Anglicization of the word Aspis, which in Antiquity referred to any one of several venomous snake species found in the Nile region. It is believed that the Aspis referred to in Egyptian mythology is the modern Egyptian… …   Wikipedia

  • asp — ► NOUN 1) a small viper with an upturned snout. 2) the Egyptian cobra. ORIGIN Greek aspis …   English terms dictionary

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