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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 asp /ˈæsp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Asp n. Bot. Same as Aspen. “Trembling poplar or asp.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Asp n.  Zool. A small, hooded, poisonous serpent of Egypt and adjacent countries, whose bite is often fatal. It is the Naja haje. The name is also applied to other poisonous serpents, esp. to Vipera aspis of southern Europe. See Haje.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Asp·en Asp n.  Bot. One of several species of poplar bearing this name, especially the Populus tremula, so called from the trembling of its leaves, which move with the slightest impulse of the air.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: of southern Europe; similar to but smaller than the adder
           [syn: asp viper, Vipera aspis]
      2: cobra used by the Pharaohs as a symbol of their power over
         life and death [syn: Egyptian cobra, Naja haje]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. pethen), Deut. 32:33; Job 20:14, 16; Isa. 11:8. It was
    probably the Egyptian cobra (Naja haje), which was very
    poisonous (Rom. 3:13; Gr. aspis). The Egyptians worshipped it as
    the _uraeus_, and it was found in the desert and in the fields.
    The peace and security of Messiah's reign is represented by the
    figure of a child playing on the hole of the asp. (See ADDER.)