Definition of Aspis

1. Noun. Horned vipers.

Exact synonyms: Genus Aspis, Genus Cerastes
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Family Viperidae, Viperidae
Member holonyms: Cerastes, Cerastes Cornutus, Horned Asp, Horned Viper, Sand Viper



Definition of Aspis

1. Noun. A type of round shield borne by ancient Greek soldiers ¹

2. Noun. (archaic) An asp or generic venomous snake ¹

3. Noun. (palynology) A prominent ring of thickened exine around a pore on a pollen grain ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aspis

1. aspic [n -PISES] - See also: aspic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aspis

aspirements
aspirer
aspirers
aspires
aspirin
aspirin powder
aspirinate
aspirinates
aspiring
aspiring(a)
aspiring(p)
aspiringly
aspiringness
aspirinlike
aspirins
aspis (current term)
aspises
aspish
asplenia syndrome
asplenic
asplode
asploded
asplodes
asploding
asporogenous
asporous
asport
asportation
asported

Literary usage of Aspis

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1. A History of Greece by George Grote (1856)
"30) talks of aspis as founded by the Siculi. aspis (called by the Romans ... A ship coming from Sicily to aspis was not under the necessity of getting round ..."

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